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Rose Garden

 
 
Rose Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Rose Garden Marker
Inscription. Thomas Jefferson wrote that of all the countries in the world, America was where "the noblest gardens may be made without expense..."
To commemorate the signers of the Declaration of Independence and the U. S. Constitution, the Daughters of the American Revolution have donated funds to plant the rose beds just ahead.
The National Park Service maintains the Rose Garden and adjacent grounds.
 
Erected by Independence National Historical Park.
 
Location. 39° 56.844′ N, 75° 8.933′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Walnut Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is between 4th and 5th Streets. 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. Insurance Company of North America (within shouting distance of this marker); Secretary of the Navy’s Office Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Morris (1734 - 1806) (within shouting distance of this marker); Surgeons’ Hall Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Cobblestone
The Rose Garden image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. The Rose Garden
A very quiet and peaceful area in the midst of an otherwise busy and touristy area
(within shouting distance of this marker); James Madison 4th President lived here (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Working-Class House in the Capital City (about 300 feet away); The Philadelphia Contributionship (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Rose Garden image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. Rose Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 897 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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