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

Rittenhousetown Historic District

 
 
Rittenhousetown Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
1. Rittenhousetown Historic District Marker
Inscription.
Rittenhousetown
Historic District
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

This district possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1992

National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1992 by US Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 1.794′ N, 75° 11.372′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Rittenhousetown Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is accessible from the parking area for Rittenhouse Town off Lincoln Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Herb Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Rittenhouse Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); David Rittenhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Rittenhouse Town (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Rittenhousetown Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
2. Rittenhousetown Historic District Marker
line); The Jacob Rittenhouse Home at RittenhouseTown (about 400 feet away); Battle of Germantown (about 500 feet away); Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway (about 600 feet away); Joseph Huston (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Historic RittenhouseTown – A National Landmark District. (Submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Rittenhousetown Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
3. Rittenhousetown Historic District Marker
The marker is visible next to the front door of the house.
Abraham Rittenhouse Home circa 1720 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
4. Abraham Rittenhouse Home circa 1720
This house is one of several surviving buildings found at Rittenhousetown Historic District.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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