Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Nepomuk Maelzel
(1772 - 1838)
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.815′ N, 75° 8.985′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and St. James Place, on the left when traveling north on 5th 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. St. Thomas' African Episcopal Church ( a few steps from this marker); Original Cobblestone ( within shouting distance of this marker); Insurance Company of North America ( within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Garden ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walnut Street Prison ( about 400 feet away); Secretary of the Navy’s Office Site ( about 400 feet away); Surgeons’ Hall Site ( about 400 feet away); St. Charles Seminary ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . John Nepomuk Maelzel - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.