Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 39° 57.039′ N, 75° 9.13′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of South 7th Street and Market Street, on the right when traveling south on South 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Graff House (here, next to this marker); “. . .it was intended to be an expression of the American mind. . .” (a few steps from this marker); American Pharmaceutical Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Rohm and Haas [Headquarters] (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Dawn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Siegmund Lubin (about 400 feet away); Robert Cornelius (about 400 feet away); W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Regarding Declaration House.
Thomas Jefferson rented two rooms whilst he was part of a delegation that was tasked with writing a document to sever ties with England. Jefferson entertained other members of the Congress in the sitting room of the house.
Also see . . .
1. Independence Hall Association Declaration (Graff) House site. (Submitted on May 7, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
2. National Park Service page for the Declaration House. (Submitted on May 7, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,180 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 5, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.