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“The Italian Market”

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. "The Italian Market" Marker
Inscription. By 1915 a second generation of Italian Americans organized a business association due to competing nearby markets. The Association's officers' ancestries hailed from central and southern Italy, and eastern Sicily; other members also were Americans but of northern and eastern European. Lebanese and Asian heritage, Italian foods and products always dominated. This market is the foundation for the region's major Italian food manufacturers and purveyors.

Text & design by Celeste A. Morello, MS. MA in 2008. The honored founding families; *Baldi *Bonuomo *Cappucco *DiBruno *Dicrecchio *D'Orazio *Esposito *Giordano *Giunta *Grassia *Jacovini *Maggio *Sarcone *Vellios
 
Location. 39° 56.311′ N, 75° 9.499′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on South 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christian Street Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); South 9th Street Curb Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Giannini Family (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Gasparro (approx.

"The Italian Market" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. "The Italian Market" Marker
0.2 miles away); St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); House of Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mario Lanza (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
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 214 times since then and 55 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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