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Robert Bogle

(1774-1848)

 
 
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By Carolyn Martienssen, June 27, 2015
1. Robert Bogle Marker
Inscription. A noted Black caterer, Bogle opened a posh eatery at this location in 1813. Recognized for his popular meat pies, he was well known as a master of ceremonies at elaborate weddings, funerals, and banquets for his wealthy clients.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.944′ N, 75° 9.242′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on South 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 S 8th Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President Abraham Lincoln (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Siegmund Lubin (about 500 feet away); Robert Cornelius (about 500 feet away); Pennsylvania Bible Society (about 500 feet away); Walnut Street Theatre (about 600 feet away); Wills Eye Hospital (about 600 feet away); Reynolds-Morris House (about 700 feet away); Robert Patterson (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
Robert Bogle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 29, 2015
2. Robert Bogle 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 253 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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