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Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial

 
 
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1898 as the Graphic Sketch Club; oldest free community art school in the United States. Nearly 5,000 students study art here annually. Alumni include Frank Gasparro, former chief engraver for U.S. Mint, and Louis Kahn, renowned architect.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.354′ N, 75° 9.321′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Catherine Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 719 Catherine Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Industry (within shouting distance of this marker); Giannini Family (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eddie Lang (about 400 feet away); Mario Lanza (about 500 feet away); St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish (about 600 feet away); Joe Venuti (about 600 feet away); South 9th Street Curb Market (about 700 feet away); Frank Gasparro (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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