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Academy of Natural Sciences

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. Academy of Natural Sciences Marker
Inscription. Founded nearby in 1812, it is the oldest natural science institution in the Americas. It remains an invaluable resource for the study of life on Earth, with outstanding exhibits and scientific collections. Relocated to Logan Square in 1876, part of Drexel University since 2011.
 
Erected 2013 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.007′ N, 75° 8.759′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mathew Carey (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin's Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Privy Pit (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Court (about 300 feet away); The History of Franklin Court (about 300 feet away); Anthony J. Drexel (about 400 feet away); Union Fire Company, (about 400 feet away); Mikveh Israel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
Academy of Natural Sciences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Academy of Natural Sciences Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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