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The Signer

 
 
The Signer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. The Signer Marker
Inscription. The course of history changed with the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and the signing of the Constitution of the United States in 1787. Both events took place at Independence Hall, just a short distance to your right.
This 1980 sculpture commemorates the courage of those who affixed their names to these monumental documents.
 
Location. 39° 56.933′ N, 75° 8.933′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Chestnut Street and 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is behind the wall in front of The Signer sculpture. 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); Library of the American Philosophical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Peale’s Mastodon, 2017 (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Philosophical Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); American Philosophical Society (within shouting
The Signer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. The Signer Marker
The statue of the Signer can be seen behind the marker.
distance of this marker); American Philosophical Society Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicGovernmentNotable Events
 
The Signer Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
3. The Signer Sculpture
The Signer image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
4. The Signer
Inspired by George Clymer, Philadelphia merchant, statesman, and signer of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States, "The Signer" commemorates the spirit and deeds of all who devoted their lives to the cause of American freedom.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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