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

The Salvation Army

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
1. The Salvation Army Marker
Inscription. The first U.S. corps was opened here on Oxford St. by 17-year-old Eliza Shirley in 1879. She came from England, assigned by the founder, William Booth. This organization would become the largest private charity in the U.S., giving spiritual and social help to the needy.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.511′ N, 75° 8.516′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Oxford Street near near 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19122, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John Neumann (approx. 0.4 miles away); John N. Neumann (approx. 0.4 miles away); America's First Lager (approx. mile away); African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Freedom Theatre (approx. 0.9 miles away); Penn Treaty Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Legendary Blue Horizon (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Great Elm (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
The Salvation Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
2. The Salvation Army Marker
The Salvation Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
3. The Salvation Army Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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