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

John F. Kennedy

 
 
John F. Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. John F. Kennedy Marker
Inscription.
President of the United States
stood here when he
delivered his address on the
independence of nations
July 4th, 1962
This tablet placed
by the City of Philadelphia
June 29, 1964 James H. J. Tate, Mayor

 
Location. 39° 56.943′ N, 75° 8.998′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the pavement near the statue of George Washington near Independence Hall. 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. Abraham Lincoln (here, next to this marker); Independence Hall (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Library of the American Philosophical Society (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
Statue of George Washington image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Statue of George Washington
Kennedy marker is on the left of the statue.
 John Fitzgerald Kennedy at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentNotable EventsNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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