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

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. Historical Society of Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription. Among the oldest of its kind in the nation, the special collections library holds many of the nationís important founding documents. Founded by prominent citizens in 1824 and located here since 1884, it traces Americaís history from the 17th century to the present.
 
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.884′ N, 75° 9.757′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Locust Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Century Guild (a few steps from this marker); Philadelphia Sketch Club (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Still (about 600 feet away); Meta V.W. Fuller (about 600 feet away); Union League of Philadelphia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery Corps Washington Grays (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oldest Photograph (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wanamaker (1838-1922) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Education
 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
2. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on August 1, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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