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Christ Church

 
 
Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription. Founded, 1695. Erection of present building begun in 1727. Bells were brought from England in 1754. Among the noted persons buried here are James Wilson and Robert Morris, Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and Bishop White.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.054′ N, 75° 8.613′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Filbert Street, on the right when traveling south on 2nd 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. Andrew Hamilton (a few steps from this marker); Pierce Butler (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Broom (within shouting distance of this marker); Resting Place of Seven Signers of the Declaration of Independence (within
Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. Christ Church Marker
shouting distance of this marker); James Wilson (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Morris (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Christ Church & Burial Ground markers.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
3. Christ Church
Christ Church Pulpit image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
4. Christ Church Pulpit
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 918 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on July 19, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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