Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.
National Historic Landmark
Site of Americaís first paper mill 1690
Pennís Grant Chapter Pennsylvania Society
National Society Colonial Dames † XVIIC
21 May 1995
Erected 1995 by National Society Colonial Dames - Pennsylvania Chapter.
Location. 40° 1.763′ N, 75° 11.381′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Lincoln Drive, on the right when traveling south. 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 (here, next to this marker); David Rittenhouse (here, next to this marker); Rittenhouse Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Rittenhousetown Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Rittenhouse Home at RittenhouseTown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Germantown Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway (about 800 feet away); Ten Box Shelter (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
More about this marker. The logo of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century appears at the top of the marker.
Also see . . . Historic RittenhouseTown – A National Landmark District. (Submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce •
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 252 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.