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Rev. Isaac Leeser

(1806-1868)

 
 
Rev. Isaac Leeser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Rev. Isaac Leeser Marker
Inscription. The eminent Jewish leader is buried here. Minister, Congregation Mikveh Israel, 1829-1850. Founder of the influential journal, The Occident, 1840; its publisher until 1868. A teacher and scholar, he translated the Hebrew Bible into English, 1853.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.649′ N, 75° 13.846′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and S. 55th Street on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crystal Bird Fauset (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paul Robeson (approx. 0.6 miles away); American Bandstand (approx. one mile away); Laura Wheeler Waring (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stephen Smith (approx. 1.3 miles away); First African Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); John J. McDermott (approx. 1 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999) (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Rev. Isaac Leeser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. Rev. Isaac Leeser Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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