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

Joseph Huston

(1866-1940)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 29, 2015
1. Joseph Huston Marker
Inscription. Oaks Cloister, built in 1900, was the home and studio of Philadelphia born Huston, architect of the PA Capitol. His Tudor home incorporates architectural elements and artwork by many capitol artists. He began his career with Furness and Evans, starting his firm in 1895.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.733′ N, 75° 11.128′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Wissahickon Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5829 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Herb Garden (approx. mile away); Rittenhouse Homestead (approx. mile away); Rittenhousetown Historic District (approx. mile away); David Rittenhouse (approx. mile away); Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway (approx. mile away); Rittenhouse Town (approx. mile away); The Jacob Rittenhouse Home at RittenhouseTown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Germantown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Joseph Huston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Joseph Huston Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on May 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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