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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Bourse

 
 
The Bourse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. The Bourse Marker
Inscription.
The first commodities
exchange in the
United States
opened 1895

 
Location. 39° 56.991′ N, 75° 8.93′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance of the building between Ranstead and Ludlow Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Library of the American Philosophical Society (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philadelphia Bank Building (about 300 feet away); Gilbert Stuart House (about 300 feet away); Joseph and Amy Cassey (about 400 feet away); The Signer (about 400 feet away); "Freedom might be too great a temptation" (about 400 feet away); "...is hereby empowered to sieze such Fugitives" (about 400 feet away); Life Under Slavery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  The Bourse - US History. (Submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable Events
 
The Bourse Marker at Building Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2017
2. The Bourse Marker at Building Entrance
The Bourse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, June 27, 2015
3. The Bourse Marker
The Bourse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
4. The Bourse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 895 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on December 31, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 26, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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