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Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

 
 
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1821 at historic Carpenters' Hall by prominent apothecaries to improve the standards of pharmacy, the College was incorporated the following year. It is the oldest institution of its kind in the United States.
 
Erected 1971 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.806′ N, 75° 12.518′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on 43rd Street just north of Woodland Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located at the entrance to the College. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paul Philippe Cret (approx. mile away); The Woodlands-Historic Mansion, Cemetery and Landscape (approx. mile away); The Woodlands (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herman Herzog (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commodore David Porter (approx. 0.3 miles away); John J. McDermott (approx. 0.6 miles away); Philadelphia General Hospital (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Bandstand (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science1821-Inscription at the entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
3. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science1821-Inscription at the entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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