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Betsy Ross

(1752-1836)

 
 
Betsy Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Betsy Ross Marker
Inscription. Credited with making the first stars and stripes flag, Ross was a successful upholsterer. She produced flags for the government for over 50 years. As a skilled artisan, Ross represents the many women who supported their families during the Revolution and early Republic.
 
Erected 2009 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.136′ N, 75° 8.684′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Arch Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the Betsy Ross House (here, next to this marker); Betsy Ross House (a few steps from this marker); Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus Bustill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arch Street Meeting House (about 300 feet away); Friends Meeting (about 300 feet away); Arch Street Friends (about 400 feet away); Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Betsy Ross - USFlag.org. (Submitted on May 6, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Betsy Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. Betsy Ross Marker

 
Categories. Industry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Betsy Ross Courtyard image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
3. Betsy Ross Courtyard
Betsy Ross House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
4. Betsy Ross House
Betsy Ross with her flag image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
5. Betsy Ross with her flag
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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