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Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
1. Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science Marker
Inscription. Present campus of America's first textile college. Founded as the Philadelphia Textile School in 1884, it provided needed technical education to improve the manufacture and quality of domestic fabrics.
 
Erected 1969 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.279′ N, 75° 11.497′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on West School House Lane. Touch for map. The marker is located near Henry Ave across the street of the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service, Philadelphia University. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Kelly Family (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ten Box Shelter (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Germantown (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forbidden Drive (approx. half a mile away); Rittenhouse Town (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kelpius Community (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Germantown (approx. 0.6 miles away); David Rittenhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Education
 
Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
2. Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science
Arlen Spector Center for Public Service Philadelphia University image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
3. Arlen Spector Center for Public Service Philadelphia University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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