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Union League of Philadelphia

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. Union League of Philadelphia Marker
Inscription. Founded 1862 as a patriotic society supporting President Lincolnís efforts to preserve the Union. Recruited and financed troops during the Civil War. Its membership of prominent citizens later pursued political reform and social, philanthropic, and civic causes.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.001′ N, 75° 9.856′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 611) and Sansom Street, on the right when traveling south on South Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest Photograph (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louis I. Kahn (about 500 feet away); Anne Brancato Wood (about 600 feet away); John Wanamaker (1838-1922) (about 800 feet away); Historical Society of Pennsylvania (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Century Guild (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mother Jones (approx. 0.2 miles away); Motherís Day (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
Union League of Philadelphia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. Union League of Philadelphia Marker
 Union League of Philadelphia. (Submitted on April 22, 2015.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Union League of Philadelphia Marker image. Click for full size.
By A friend of Keith Smith, July 8, 2015
3. Union League of Philadelphia Marker
Union League of Philadelphia image. Click for full size.
The Inn at the Union League of Philadelphia
4. Union League of Philadelphia
Union League of Philadelphia ~ Late 1800's image. Click for full size.
Robert Newell, Library Company of Philadelphia
5. Union League of Philadelphia ~ Late 1800's
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 8, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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