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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Marker
Inscription. America's oldest art museum and school, founded 1805 by Peale, Rush, and other artists. Trained here were Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Maxfield Parrish, John Marin, Charles Demuth and others. Furness and Hewitt designed the Neo-Gothic building, 1876.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.301′ N, 75° 9.784′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Girl Scout Cookies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Government Of The People (about 400 feet away); American Friends Service Committee (about 500 feet away); Green Building at Friends Center (about 500 feet away); Quakers at Friends Center (about 500 feet away); Philadelphia (about 600 feet away); Masonic Temple Philadelphia (about 600 feet away); Civilian Public Service (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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