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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Patterson

(1743-1824)

 
 
Robert Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, June 27, 2015
1. Robert Patterson Marker
Inscription. Professor, chair of mathematics dept. and vice-provost at University of Pennsylvania, 1799-1814. Tutored Meriwether Lewis in navigation skills to prepare for Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1803-1806. Resided here.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.04′ N, 75° 9.333′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Street and Market Street, on the left when traveling east on 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President Abraham Lincoln (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Siegmund Lubin (about 500 feet away); Robert Cornelius (about 500 feet away); W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946) (about 500 feet away); Philadelphia Electric Company (about 600 feet away); Robert Bogle (about 700 feet away); Walnut Street Theatre
Robert Patterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Robert Patterson Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); “. . .it was intended to be an expression of the American mind. . .” (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on March 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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