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

American Pharmaceutical Association

 
 
American Pharmaceutical Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. American Pharmaceutical Association Marker
Inscription. Professional society created Oct. 6-8, 1852, to assure quality & safe distribution of drugs. Pharmacists from eight states met in a building nearby for the founding meeting; among them was Philadelphian William Procter, Jr., "Father of American Pharmacy."
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.063′ N, 75° 9.125′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and Market Street, on the left when traveling north on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “. . .it was intended to be an expression of the American mind. . .” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Graff House (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rohm and Haas [Headquarters] (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Dawn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946)
American Pharmaceutical Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. American Pharmaceutical Association Marker
(about 500 feet away); Siegmund Lubin (about 500 feet away); Robert Cornelius (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Marker is in front of the Lits Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Marker is in front of the Lits Building
Lits Building Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
4. Lits Building Entrance
Note that gentlemen could have their hats trimmed free of charge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 990 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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