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

Central Library

 
 
Central Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Central Library Marker
Inscription. Opened on June 2, 1927, the Central Library was designed in the Beaux Arts style by Horace Trumbauer & Julian Francis Abele. It was built to serve as the main building of the Free Library of Philadelphia, chartered in 1891.
 
Erected 2002 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.563′ N, 75° 10.263′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Vine Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia PA 19103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1914-1918 Tribute Trees (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Grand Cultural Boulevard (about 400 feet away); Civil War Soldiers And Sailors Memorial (about 400 feet away); All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors (about 400 feet away); Francisco De Miranda (about 500 feet away); Aero Memorial Pillar (about 500 feet away); Swann Memorial Fountain (about 500 feet away); Aero Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducation
 
Central Library image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Central Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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