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Library of the American Philosophical Society

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Library of the American Philosophical Society Marker
Inscription.
Held at Philadelphia
for promoting useful knowledge
begun by Benjamin Franklin 1743
reorganized under its present name
1769
 
Location. 39° 56.938′ N, 75° 8.951′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Chestnut Street 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. Gilbert Stuart House (a few steps from this marker); The Signer (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Philosophical Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Library of the American Philosophical Society image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Library of the American Philosophical Society
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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