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James Wilson

 
 
James Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. James Wilson Marker
Inscription.
Signer of the Constitution of the
United States of America
Deputy from Pennsylvania to
Federal Constitutional Convention
May 25, 1787 - September 17, 1787
Erected by the Pennsylvania
Constitution Commemoration
Committee 1937

 
Location. 39° 57.038′ N, 75° 8.633′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the wall of Christ Church. 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. Resting Place of Seven Signers of the Declaration of Independence (here, next to this marker); Christ Church (a few steps from this marker); The Original Eight Bells in this Church (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Christ Church (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Christ Church (a few steps from this marker); Robert Morris (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Broom (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Butler (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Grave of James Wilson image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Grave of James Wilson
James Wilson
A signer
of
The Declaration of Independence
A maker
of
The Constitution of the United States
and
A Justice
of
The United States Supreme Court
at its creation.
Born September 14,1742.
Died August 23, 1793
at
Edenton, N. J.
on
November 22, 1906
The Governor and people of Pennsylvania
removed his remains
to
Christ Church, Philadelphia
and
dedicated this tablet
to
his memory.
marker. Christ Church & Burial Ground markers.
 
Also see . . .  James Wilson at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 944 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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