Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946)
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 57.075′ N, 75° 9.227′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and N. 8th Street, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the former Strawbridge and Clothier Department Store. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Market St., Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Siegmund Lubin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Cornelius (about 300 feet away); “. . .it was intended to be an expression of the American mind. . .” (about 500 feet away); American Pharmaceutical Association (about 500 feet away); The Graff House (about 500 feet away); Declaration House Robert Patterson (about 500 feet away); Rohm and Haas [Headquarters] (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for W.C. Fields. (Submitted on May 5, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
2. Strawbridge and Clothier Department Stores Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 5, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
3. W.C. Fields - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. W.C. Fields at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,238 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.