List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Philadelphia County

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Location of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

This is intended to be a complete list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Philadelphia County, as placed by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).

As of 2010, there were 244 such markers in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, which is coterminous with the city of Philadelphia.[1]

Latitude and longitude coordinates are given as provided by the PHMC's database.


Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
9th Street Curb Market[2] Italian Market Veggies 2268px.jpg Friday, October 12, 2007 NE corner of 9th & Christian Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′20″N 75°09′28″W / 39.939°N 75.1578°W / 39.939; -75.1578 (9th Street Curb Market)
Roadside Business & Industry, Ethnic & Immigration, Roads
A.M.E. Book Concern TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 631 Pine St., Philadelphia
39°56′39″N 75°09′11″W / 39.94426°N 75.15304°W / 39.94426; -75.15304 (A.M.E. Book Concern)
City African American, Religion
African American Baseball in Philadelphia PhiladelphiaStarsCapLogo2.png Saturday, April 25, 1998 Belmont & Parkside Aves., Philadelphia
39°58′40″N 75°12′49″W / 39.9777°N 75.21362°W / 39.9777; -75.21362 (African American Baseball in Philadelphia)
Roadside African American, Baseball, Sports
African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 02, 1990 4th & Brown Sts., Philadelphia City African American, Religion, Underground Railroad
Alain Leroy Locke Alain Locke - NARA - 559203.jpg 1991 2221 S 5th St., Philadelphia
39°55′15″N 75°09′19″W / 39.9207°N 75.1554°W / 39.9207; -75.1554 (Alain Leroy Locke)
City African American, Education, Professions & Vocations, Writers
Alfred J. Reach Al Reach.jpg Friday, April 04, 2003 1820 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
39°57′06″N 75°10′14″W / 39.95163°N 75.17062°W / 39.95163; -75.17062 (Alfred J. Reach)
City Baseball, Sports
American Bandstand American Bandstand 50th reunion.jpg Tuesday, August 05, 1997 4601 Market St., Philadelphia
39°57′31″N 75°12′46″W / 39.9585°N 75.2129°W / 39.9585; -75.2129 (American Bandstand)
Roadside Business & Industry, Motion Pictures & Television
American Friends Service Committee Race St Meeting.JPG Saturday, November 06, 1999 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia
39°57′20″N 75°09′54″W / 39.95567°N 75.16492°W / 39.95567; -75.16492 (American Friends Service Committee)
City Religion
American Pharmaceutical Association TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, September 24, 2001 Market & Seventh Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′04″N 75°09′07″W / 39.951°N 75.15192°W / 39.951; -75.15192 (American Pharmaceutical Association)
City Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
America's First Lager Helles im Glas-Helles (pale beer).jpg 2001 455 St. John St., Philadelphia (800 block N. American St. post 1857) City Business & Industry
Anne Brancato Wood TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, June 17, 1994 Broad & Chestnut Sts., Philadelphia City Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Women
Anthony J. Drexel (1826–1893) Anthony Joseph Drexel I 626.jpg April 2005 48 South Third St., Philadelphia City Business & Industry, Education, Entrepreneurs, Railroads
Baker Bowl National League Park Wednesday, August 16, 2000 Broad St. & Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia
39°59′33″N 75°09′18″W / 39.9925°N 75.155°W / 39.9925; -75.155 (Baker Bowl National League Park)
City African American, Baseball, Sports
Baldwin Locomotive Works Baldwin builder's plate.jpg September 26, 2009 Franklintown Park, 19th & Hamilton Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′43″N 75°10′11″W / 39.962°N 75.1696°W / 39.962; -75.1696 (Baldwin Locomotive Works)
Roadside Business & Industry, Railroads
Barrymores, The EthelBarrymore1896.jpg October 01, 1996 6th & Arch Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′09″N 75°09′00″W / 39.95262°N 75.15002°W / 39.95262; -75.15002 (Barrymores, The)
City Performers
Battle of Germantown Germantown.jpg Saturday, October 05, 1996 6401 Germantown Ave. at Cliveden, Germantown, Philadelphia
40°02′47″N 75°10′57″W / 40.0463°N 75.1825°W / 40.0463; -75.1825 (Battle of Germantown)
City American Revolution, George Washington, Military
Benjamin Banneker Institute Benjamin Banneker woodcut, age 64.jpg n/a 409 S. 11th St, Philadelphia
39°56′40″N 75°09′36″W / 39.94457°N 75.15998°W / 39.94457; -75.15998 (Benjamin Banneker Institute)
City African American, Education
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Siffrein Duplessis.jpg Saturday, June 30, 1990 Chestnut St. between 3rd & 4th Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′56″N 75°08′48″W / 39.94883°N 75.14672°W / 39.94883; -75.14672 (Benjamin Franklin)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Invention, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations, Publishing, Writers
Benjamin Rush Benjamin Rush Painting by Peale.jpg Thursday, June 20, 2002 Keswick & Rayland Roads, Philadelphia City American Revolution, Education, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Benjamin Smith Barton BenjaminSmithBarton.jpg Sunday, December 19, 2004 712 Arch St., Philadelphia City Education, Exploration, Medicine & Science, Writers
Berean Institute Phila Berean Institute02.png Wednesday, October 17, 1990 1901 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia City African American, Education, Religion
Betsy Ross (1752–1836) Betsy Ross sewing.jpg Monday, April 27, 2009 239 Arch St., Philadelphia
39°57′08″N 75°08′41″W / 39.9522°N 75.1446°W / 39.9522; -75.1446 (Betsy Ross)
City American Revolution, Professions & Vocations, Women
Billie Holiday Billie Holiday 1949.jpg n/a 1409 Lombard St., Philadelphia
39°56′41″N 75°09′57″W / 39.94478°N 75.1659°W / 39.94478; -75.1659 (Billie Holiday)
City African American, Music & Theater, Performers, Women
Broad Street Station Philadelphia-broadst-138288pv-bis.jpg Tuesday, May 18, 1999 15th & Market Sts. City Buildings, Railroads, Transportation
C. DeLores Tucker (1927–2005) TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, July 22, 2006 6700 Lincoln Dr., Philadelphia
40°02′48″N 75°11′33″W / 40.0466°N 75.1925°W / 40.0466; -75.1925 (C. DeLores Tucker)
Roadside African American, Civil Rights, Government & Politics 20th Century, Women
Captain Thomas Holme (1624–1695) – PLAQUE 1687ThoHolmeMap.jpg November 1924 113 Arch St., Philadelphia Plaque Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Caspar Wistar Caspar Wistar.jpg Tuesday, December 05, 2000 240 South 4th St., Philadelphia
39°56′35″N 75°09′07″W / 39.94297°N 75.15195°W / 39.94297; -75.15195 (Caspar Wistar)
City Education, Exploration, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Central Library Philadelphia Free Library.jpg Sunday, June 02, 2002 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia
39°57′33″N 75°10′16″W / 39.95925°N 75.1712°W / 39.95925; -75.1712 (Central Library)
City Buildings, Education
Charles Willson Peale CharlesWillsonPeale.jpeg 1991 SW corner of 3rd & Lombard Sts., Philadelphia City Artists, George Washington
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.jpg Tuesday, September 24, 2002 34th St. & Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia
39°56′55″N 75°11′35″W / 39.9487°N 75.1931°W / 39.9487; -75.1931 (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, The)
City Buildings, Invention, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Christ Church Christ Church Phila.JPG Friday, December 17, 1954 2nd St. between Market & Arch Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′03″N 75°08′37″W / 39.95085°N 75.14368°W / 39.95085; -75.14368 (Christ Church)
City Government & Politics 18th Century, Religion
Christian Street Hospital TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, September 09, 2005 924 Christian St., Philadelphia
39°56′20″N 75°09′30″W / 39.93902°N 75.15845°W / 39.93902; -75.15845 (Christian Street Hospital)
City Civil War, Invention, Medicine & Science
Christian Street YMCA TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 1724 Christian St., Philadelphia
39°56′27″N 75°10′20″W / 39.94075°N 75.1722°W / 39.94075; -75.1722 (Christian Street YMCA)
City African American, Education, Sports
Christopher Saur (1693–1758) Almanac Sauer.jpg Sunday, April 19, 2009 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5300 Germantown Ave., Phila. City Ethnic & Immigration, Professions & Vocations, Publishing, Religion
Church of the Advocate Church-of-the-Advocate-Phila.png Thursday, July 29, 1999 18th & Diamond Sts., Philadelphia
39°59′09″N 75°09′48″W / 39.9858°N 75.1633°W / 39.9858; -75.1633 (Church of the Advocate)
City African American, Buildings, Government & Politics 20th Century, Religion, Women
Citizens and Southern Bank TransparentPlaceholder.png 1991 19th & South Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′40″N 75°10′24″W / 39.9445°N 75.1734°W / 39.9445; -75.1734 (Citizens and Southern Bank)
City African American, Business & Industry
Civilian Public Service Race St Meeting.JPG Saturday, October 26, 1996 Friends Center at 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia
39°57′20″N 75°09′54″W / 39.95567°N 75.16502°W / 39.95567; -75.16502 (Civilian Public Service)
Roadside Agriculture, Business & Industry, Labor, Medicine & Science, Military, Military Post-Civil War, Religion
Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 28, 2006 3747 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia
40°00′08″N 75°11′13″W / 40.0022°N 75.187°W / 40.0022; -75.187 (Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Invention
"Common Sense" Commonsense.jpg n/a SE corner of S 3rd St. & Thomas Paine Place (Chancellor St), Philadelphia
39°56′49″N 75°08′53″W / 39.94692°N 75.14793°W / 39.94692; -75.14793 (Common Sense)
City American Revolution, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military, Professions & Vocations, Publishing
Connie Mack Connie Mack3.jpg Saturday, May 30, 1998 604 Cliveden St., Philadelphia
40°02′16″N 75°11′31″W / 40.0379°N 75.192°W / 40.0379; -75.192 (Connie Mack)
Roadside Baseball, Sports
Crystal Bird Fauset TransparentPlaceholder.png 1991 5403 Vine St., Philadelphia
39°57′54″N 75°13′41″W / 39.9651°N 75.228°W / 39.9651; -75.228 (Crystal Bird Fauset)
City African American, Civil Rights, Government & Politics, Women
Cyrus Bustill TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 210 Arch St., Philadelphia (missing)
39°57′07″N 75°08′40″W / 39.952°N 75.1444°W / 39.952; -75.1444 (Cyrus Bustill)
City African American, Education, Native American, Professions & Vocations
David Bustill Bowser 22nd US Colored Troops banner.jpg 1991 841 N. 4th St., Philadelphia Roadside African American, Artists
David Salisbury Franks (c.1740–1793) TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, October 13, 2004 South side of Arch St. near 5th St., Philadelphia
39°57′09″N 75°08′54″W / 39.95243°N 75.1484°W / 39.95243; -75.1484 (David Salisbury Franks)
City American Revolution, Religion
Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach (1876–1952) Rosenbach museum02.jpg Wednesday, April 02, 2008 2010 Delancey Place
39°56′51″N 75°10′30″W / 39.9475°N 75.175°W / 39.9475; -75.175 (Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach)
City Education, Professions & Vocations
Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, September 08, 2001 Wissahickon Ave. between Lincoln Drive and Walnut Lane, Philadelphia
40°01′53″N 75°11′19″W / 40.0313°N 75.1886°W / 40.0313; -75.1886 (Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway)
Roadside Civil Rights, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations, Women
Dunbar Theatre, The TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a South & Broad Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′40″N 75°09′56″W / 39.94455°N 75.16543°W / 39.94455; -75.16543 (Dunbar Theatre, The)
City African American, Buildings, Music & Theater, Performers
Eastern State Penitentiary Eastern state penitentiary09.JPG Thursday, May 02, 1996 2200 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia
39°58′02″N 75°10′23″W / 39.96735°N 75.17315°W / 39.96735; -75.17315 (Eastern State Penitentiary)
City Education, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett EbenezerBassett.jpg 1993 2121 N 29th St., Philadelphia City African American, Education
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion Ebenezer Maxwell House.JPG Saturday, September 27, 2008 200 W Tulpehocken St., Germantown, Philadelphia
40°02′19″N 75°11′01″W / 40.0386°N 75.1837°W / 40.0386; -75.1837 (Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion)
City Buildings, Cities & Towns, Mansions & Manors, Railroads
Eddie Lang Guitar of eddie lang L5.jpg Sunday, October 15, 1995 7th St., just N of Clymer St., Philadelphia
39°56′24″N 75°09′16″W / 39.9401°N 75.15437°W / 39.9401; -75.15437 (Eddie Lang)
City Performers
Edmund N. Bacon (1910–2005) LOVE Park Philly.JPG Wednesday, September 13, 2006 NW corner of 15th St. & JFK Blvd., Phila.
39°57′14″N 75°09′55″W / 39.9539°N 75.1652°W / 39.9539; -75.1652 (Edmund N. Bacon)
City Buildings, Cities & Towns, Professions & Vocations
Edward Drinker Cope Cope Edward Drinker 1840-1897.jpg Wednesday, November 06, 2002 2100–02 Pine St., Philadelphia
39°56′50″N 75°10′36″W / 39.9471°N 75.1768°W / 39.9471; -75.1768 (Edward Drinker Cope)
City Education, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations, Writers
Elizabeth T. Greenfield TransparentPlaceholder.png 1992 1013 Rodman St., Philadelphia
39°56′36″N 75°09′32″W / 39.9433°N 75.159°W / 39.9433; -75.159 (Elizabeth T. Greenfield)
City African American, Music & Theater, Performers, Women
Engine Company No. 11 TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, April 23, 2005 1016 South St., Philadelphia
39°56′34″N 75°09′33″W / 39.94285°N 75.15922°W / 39.94285; -75.15922 (Engine Company No. 11)
City African American, Police and Safety
ENIAC Two women operating ENIAC.gif Thursday, June 15, 2000 S 33rd St., S of Walnut St.
39°57′08″N 75°11′24″W / 39.9522°N 75.1901°W / 39.9522; -75.1901 (ENIAC)
City Business & Industry, Invention
Father Divine Lorraine Hotel Broad St Philly.JPG Sunday, September 11, 1994 Broad St. & Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia City African American, Civil Rights, Religion, Inns & Taverns
Federal Street Burial Ground TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, October 04, 1990 Federal St. between 11th & 12th Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′06″N 75°09′46″W / 39.935°N 75.1627°W / 39.935; -75.1627 (Federal Street Burial Ground)
City Civil War, Education, Military, Professions & Vocations, Publishing, Religion
Female Medical College of Pennsylvania First Female Medical College of Pennsylvania Building.JPG Monday, September 30, 1996 3300 Henry Ave., Philadelphia City Education, Medicine & Science, Women
First African Baptist Church TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 16th & Christian Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′16″N 75°09′55″W / 39.93767°N 75.16533°W / 39.93767; -75.16533 (First African Baptist Church)
City African American, Religion
First African Baptist Church Cemetery TransparentPlaceholder.png 1992 8th & Vine Sts., Philadelphia City African American, Religion
First African Presbyterian Church TransparentPlaceholder.png 1993 42nd & Girard Ave., Philadelphia
39°58′25″N 75°12′35″W / 39.9736°N 75.2096°W / 39.9736; -75.2096 (First African Presbyterian Church)
City African American, Religion
First Protest Against Slavery The 1688 Germantown Quaker petition against slavery.jpg Saturday, September 08, 1990 5109 Germantown Ave. at Wister St., Philadelphia
40°01′48″N 75°09′54″W / 40.03003°N 75.16496°W / 40.03003; -75.16496 (First Protest Against Slavery)
City African American, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics, Religion
First Republican National Convention HABS Musical Fund Hall.jpg Saturday, June 17, 2000 808 Locust St., Philadelphia
39°56′50″N 75°09′18″W / 39.94712°N 75.15495°W / 39.94712; -75.15495 (First Republican National Convention)
City Abraham Lincoln, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Fort Mifflin Fort Mifflin - Eastman.jpg Thursday, May 10, 1990 At site near Fort Mifflin Rd., Philadelphia
39°53′36″N 75°12′32″W / 39.8933°N 75.2089°W / 39.8933; -75.2089 (Fort Mifflin)
City American Revolution, Forts, Military
Frances E.W. Harper Fewharper.jpg Wednesday, March 25, 1992 1006 Bainbridge St., Philadelphia
39°56′31″N 75°09′34″W / 39.942°N 75.15938°W / 39.942; -75.15938 (Frances E.W. Harper)
City African American, Civil Rights, Education, Underground Railroad, Women, Writers
Francis Daniel Pastorius – PLAQUE Francis Daniel Pastorius relief.jpg October 1924 502 S. Front St., Philadelphia Plaque Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics 17th Century
Francis Johnson Frank Johnson.jpg Saturday, October 03, 1992 65 S. 4th St., Philadelphia
39°56′39″N 75°09′07″W / 39.94403°N 75.15193°W / 39.94403; -75.15193 (Francis Johnson)
City African American, Performers
Frank Gasparro 2005 Penny Rev Unc D.png Friday, November 01, 2002 727 Carpenter St., Philadelphia
39°56′13″N 75°09′21″W / 39.93703°N 75.15597°W / 39.93703; -75.15597 (Frank Gasparro)
Roadside Artists, Government & Politics, Professions & Vocations
Frank N. Piasecki Piasecki Reagan.jpg Saturday, April 17, 2010 1937 Callowhill St., north side of Callowhill between 19th & 20th Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Military, Professions & Vocations
Fraunces Tavern TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 166 S 2nd St. (just W of Dock St.), Philadelphia
39°56′47″N 75°08′41″W / 39.9465°N 75.14465°W / 39.9465; -75.14465 (Fraunces Tavern)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, George Washington, Professions & Vocations, Inns & Taverns
Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 1522 Lombard St., Philadelphia
39°56′42″N 75°10′05″W / 39.94498°N 75.16807°W / 39.94498; -75.16807 (Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital)
City African American, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Free African Society Richard Allen.JPG n/a 6th & Lombard Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′36″N 75°09′07″W / 39.94325°N 75.15195°W / 39.94325; -75.15195 (Free African Society)
City African American, Government & Politics
Freedom Now Rally TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 19, 2010 intersection of 40th St., Lancaster Ave., and Haverford Ave., Philadelphia Roadside African American, Civil Rights, Government & Politics 20th Century
Freedom Theatre Edwin forrest house01.jpg Thursday, May 16, 1991 1346 N. Broad St. (Pa. 611), Philadelphia
39°58′28″N 75°09′32″W / 39.9744°N 75.15898°W / 39.9744; -75.15898 (Freedom Theatre)
City African American, Music & Theater, Performers
Friends Meeting WTP C01 AMP 1.jpg Friday, December 17, 1954 Arch St. between 3rd & 4th Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′08″N 75°08′45″W / 39.95218°N 75.14577°W / 39.95218; -75.14577 (Friends Meeting)
City Buildings, Religion, William Penn
Gay Rights Demonstrations Gay flag.svg Friday, July 01, 2005 NW corner of 6th & Chestnut Sts.
39°56′57″N 75°09′03″W / 39.9492°N 75.1508°W / 39.9492; -75.1508 (Gay Rights Demonstrations)
City Civil Rights, Government & Politics 20th Century
George Gordon Meade George G. Meade Standing.jpg Saturday, November 06, 1999 1836 Delancey St., Philadelphia
39°56′50″N 75°10′23″W / 39.9473°N 75.17302°W / 39.9473; -75.17302 (George Gordon Meade)
City Civil War, Military
German Society of Pennsylvania (The) German Society.jpg Monday, October 06, 2008 611 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia Roadside Ethnic & Immigration
Germantown Meetinghouse 6611 Germantown Brethren.JPG Wednesday, September 10, 2008 6611 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia City Buildings, Religion
Gertrude E. H. Bustill Mossell TransparentPlaceholder.png 1993 1423 Lombard St., Philadelphia City Women, Writers
Giannini Family TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, October 01, 2005 735 Christian St., Philadelphia
39°56′18″N 75°09′21″W / 39.93842°N 75.15573°W / 39.93842; -75.15573 (Giannini Family)
City Music & Theater, Performers
Girard College Civil Rights Landmark Girard College.jpg 1992 Corinthian and Girard Aves., Philadelphia City African American, Civil Rights, Education, Government & Politics, Professions & Vocations
Girl Scout Cookies Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies (Girl Scouts of the USA).jpg Tuesday, January 16, 2001 1401 Arch St., Philadelphia
39°57′18″N 75°09′49″W / 39.95487°N 75.16367°W / 39.95487; -75.16367 (Girl Scout Cookies)
City Business & Industry, Women
Glomar Explorer USNS Glomar Explorer (T-AG-193).jpg Wednesday, August 02, 2006 211 S Columbus Blvd. & Walnut St., Phila. Roadside Government & Politics 20th Century, Military
Gloria Dei Church ('Old Swedes') Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church.png Friday, December 17, 1954 916 Swanson St. at N facade of bldg., near Christian St. & Christopher Columbus Blvd.
39°56′05″N 75°08′37″W / 39.9346°N 75.1436°W / 39.9346; -75.1436 (Gloria Dei Church 'Old Swedes')
City Buildings, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Grand Battery, The TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, December 07, 1997 Columbus Ave., Adjacent to U.S. Coast Guard Station, Philadelphia
39°55′58″N 75°08′37″W / 39.9327°N 75.1435°W / 39.9327; -75.1435 (Grand Battery, The)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, The TransparentPlaceholder.png 1992 12th & Spruce Sts., Philadelphia City African American, Medicine & Science
Greenbelt Knoll Greenbelt Knoll.JPG Sunday, June 10, 2007 SW corner of Holme Ave. & Longford St., Philadelphia
40°03′23″N 75°01′20″W / 40.0563°N 75.0221°W / 40.0563; -75.0221 (Greenbelt Knoll)
Roadside African American, Buildings, Cities & Towns, Civil Rights, Houses & Homesteads
Hannah Callowhill Penn Hannah-Penn-01.jpg Tuesday, October 24, 2000 2nd St. near Walnut St., Philadelphia
39°56′51″N 75°08′39″W / 39.94743°N 75.14415°W / 39.94743; -75.14415 (Hannah Callowhill Penn)
City Government & Politics, William Penn, Women
Hannah Penn – PLAQUE Hannah-Penn-01.jpg December 1926 135 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia Plaque Government & Politics 18th Century, William Penn, Women
Haym Salomon Haym Solomon.jpg Sunday, September 07, 1997 45 N. 5th St., Philadelphia
39°57′05″N 75°08′54″W / 39.9513°N 75.14847°W / 39.9513; -75.14847 (Haym Salomon)
City American Revolution, Ethnic & Immigration, Military, Professions & Vocations, Religion
Henry George Henry George.jpg Sunday, November 18, 1984 413 S. 10th St., Philadelphia
39°56′39″N 75°09′30″W / 39.9443°N 75.1584°W / 39.9443; -75.1584 (Henry George)
City Business & Industry, Government & Politics, Writers
Henry L. Phillips TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 620 S. 8th St., Philadelphia
39°56′31″N 75°09′20″W / 39.94192°N 75.15563°W / 39.94192; -75.15563 (Henry L. Phillips)
City African American, Religion
Henry O. Tanner Henry Ossawa Tanner.jpg Saturday, January 19, 1991 2908 W. Diamond St., Philadelphia City African American, Artists, Religion
Hershey's First Candy Store Milton Hershey.jpg Monday, June 01, 2009 935 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia Roadside Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Professions & Vocations
House of Industry TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, June 27, 1996 714 Catharine St., Philadelphia
39°56′21″N 75°09′18″W / 39.93903°N 75.15502°W / 39.93903; -75.15502 (House of Industry)
City Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Labor
Institute for Colored Youth Institute for Colored Youth.JPG 1991 915 Bainbridge Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′30″N 75°09′27″W / 39.94177°N 75.15753°W / 39.94177; -75.15753 (Institute for Colored Youth)
City African American, Agriculture, Education, Labor
Isaac Leeser Isaac Leeser.jpg Monday, September 28, 1998 Market St. between 54th & 55th, Philadelphia
39°57′39″N 75°13′51″W / 39.9608°N 75.2307°W / 39.9608; -75.2307 (Isaac Leeser)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Publishing, Religion, Writers
Israel Goldstein World Jewish Congress 1956.jpg Wednesday, November 20, 2002 200 block of South 16th St., Philadelphia – MISSING Roadside Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics 20th Century, Religion
Jack and Jill of America Foundation TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 1605 Christian St., Philadelphia
39°56′26″N 75°10′11″W / 39.94065°N 75.16978°W / 39.94065; -75.16978 (Jack and Jill of America Foundation)
City African American, Education, Women
Jacob C. White Jr. TransparentPlaceholder.png 1991 1032 Lombard St., Philadelphia
39°56′38″N 75°09′35″W / 39.944°N 75.1596°W / 39.944; -75.1596 (Jacob C. White Jr.)
City African American, Baseball, Education, Medicine & Science, Sports, Underground Railroad
James Forten James Forten.png April 24, 1990 336 Lombard St., Philadelphia
39°56′33″N 75°08′55″W / 39.94262°N 75.14858°W / 39.94262; -75.14858 (James Forten)
City African American, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad
Jefferson House TransparentPlaceholder.png September 10, 1954 7th St. near Market St., Philadelphia (Missing) City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Houses & Homesteads
Jessie Redmon Fauset Thereisconfusioncropped.jpg 1993 1853 N. 17th St., Philadelphia City African American, Women, Writers
Joe Venuti Bubba Kolb and Joe Venuti.jpg April 18, 1997 NE corner 8th & Fitzwater Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′27″N 75°09′21″W / 39.9407°N 75.1558°W / 39.9407; -75.1558 (Joe Venuti)
City Music & Theater, Performers
John Bartram John bartram00.jpg June 6, 1955 Lindbergh Blvd. at 54th Dr., West Philadelphia
39°55′58″N 75°12′56″W / 39.93285°N 75.21563°W / 39.93285; -75.21563 (John Bartram)
City Environment, Professions & Vocations
Johann Nepomuk Maelzel Malzels-exhibition-ad.JPG July 5, 2004 NW corner of Fifth and St. James Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′49″N 75°08′59″W / 39.94688°N 75.14975°W / 39.94688; -75.14975 (John Nepomuk Maelzel)
City Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Ethnic & Immigration, Invention, Performers, Sports
John Page Nicholson TransparentPlaceholder.png May 2, 1998 1805 Pine St., Philadelphia
39°56′48″N 75°10′18″W / 39.94665°N 75.1716°W / 39.94665; -75.1716 (John Page Nicholson)
City Civil War, Military, Professions & Vocations
John Penn's Home – PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1932 242 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia
39°56′45″N 75°08′48″W / 39.9459°N 75.1467°W / 39.9459; -75.1467 (John Penn's Home)
Plaque Government & Politics 18th Century, William Penn
John Coltrane ColtraneH.jpg July 17, 1990 1511 N. 33rd St., Philadelphia City African American, Music & Theater, Performers
John Wanamaker John Wanamaker.jpg July 11, 1998 Juniper & S. Penn St., Philadelphia Roadside Business & Industry, Education, Entrepreneurs, Government & Politics 19th Century, Invention, Professions & Vocations, Religion
Johnson House (The) WTP B30 Audrey 1.jpg June 1, 1995 6306 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia
40°02′36″N 75°10′52″W / 40.0434°N 75.1811°W / 40.0434; -75.1811 (Johnson House, The)
City African American, Houses & Homesteads, Religion, Underground Railroad
Joseph and Amy Cassey (1789–1848)/(1809-56) Joseph Cassey Barber Ad.JPG March 13, 2009 S 4th St., between Chestnut and Market, Philadelphia. City African American, Professions & Vocations
Joseph Bonaparte Joseph Bonaparte (by Wicar).jpg January 9, 2000 260 South 9th St., Philadelphia
39°56′47″N 75°09′23″W / 39.94628°N 75.15628°W / 39.94628; -75.15628 (Joseph Bonaparte)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Joseph Miller Huston PAState Capitol Back a Bit.JPG October 20, 2005 5829 Wissahickon Ave., Germantown, Philadelphia
40°01′44″N 75°11′07″W / 40.0289°N 75.1854°W / 40.0289; -75.1854 (Joseph Miller Huston)
City Buildings, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations
Julian Abele Julian abele.jpg February 12, 1991 Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th & Franklin Pkwy.
39°57′54″N 75°10′46″W / 39.965°N 75.17958°W / 39.965; -75.17958 (Julian Francis Abele)
Roadside African American, Buildings, Professions & Vocations
Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel Mickve.jpg 1991 Cherry at Orianna St., between 3rd & 4th Sts., Philadelphia City Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Kelpius Community Monestary Philly.JPG April 17, 2004 Hermit Lane near Henry Ave., Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
40°01′30″N 75°12′03″W / 40.0251°N 75.2009°W / 40.0251; -75.2009 (Kelpius Community)
Roadside Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Native American, Religion, William Penn
Knowlton Knowlton.JPG November 12, 1994 8001 Verree Road, Philadelphia City Buildings, Houses & Homesteads
Laura Wheeler Waring "Anne Washington Derry" - NARA - 559139.jpg 1992 756 N. 43rd St., Philadelphia
39°57′59″N 75°12′34″W / 39.9663°N 75.2095°W / 39.9663; -75.2095 (Laura Wheeler Waring)
City African American, Artists, Education, Women
Laurel Hill Cemetery LaurelHillCemetery1.png May 20, 2000 3822 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia
40°00′15″N 75°11′15″W / 40.00427°N 75.18743°W / 40.00427; -75.18743 (Laurel Hill Cemetery)
Roadside Environment
Legendary Blue Horizon, The TransparentPlaceholder.png October 24, 2003 1314 N. Broad St., Philadelphia
39°58′26″N 75°09′33″W / 39.97382°N 75.1591°W / 39.97382; -75.1591 (Legendary Blue Horizon, The)
City African American, Sports
Liberation of Jane Johnson (The) TransparentPlaceholder.png July 18, 2009 Penn's Landing near Walnut St. pedestrian walkway and entrance to Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia
39°56′47″N 75°08′28″W / 39.9464°N 75.141°W / 39.9464; -75.141 (Liberation of Jane Johnson, The)
Roadside African American, Government & Politics 19th Century, Women
Lombard Street Riot TransparentPlaceholder.png November 23, 2005 SE corner of 6th & Lombard Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′35″N 75°09′07″W / 39.94298°N 75.15197°W / 39.94298; -75.15197 (Lombard Street Riot)
City African American
London Coffee House TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Front & Market Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′59″N 75°08′32″W / 39.9496°N 75.14222°W / 39.9496; -75.14222 (London Coffee House)
City African American, Business & Industry
Louis I. Kahn TransparentPlaceholder.png June 24, 2004 1501 Walnut St., Philadelphia City Buildings, Education, Professions & Vocations
Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott headshot.jpg November 7, 1996 5427 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia
40°02′01″N 75°10′18″W / 40.0337°N 75.1716°W / 40.0337; -75.1716 (Louisa May Alcott)
City Women, Writers
Marian Anderson Marian Anderson.jpg n/a Union Baptist Church, 1910 Fitzwater St., Philadelphia
39°56′35″N 75°10′28″W / 39.94292°N 75.17447°W / 39.94292; -75.17447 (Marian Anderson)
City African American, Performers, Women
Mario Lanza Lanza still MGM Cesari.jpg November 7, 1993 634-36 Christian St., Philadelphia
39°56′17″N 75°09′16″W / 39.9381°N 75.15453°W / 39.9381; -75.15453 (Mario Lanza)
City Motion Pictures & Television, Music & Theater, Performers
Masonic Temple Philadelphia Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania.jpg December 5, 2007 1 N Broad St. City Buildings
McClellan House TransparentPlaceholder.png October 14, 1997 912 Walnut St., Philadelphia City Education
Mechanics' Union of Trade Associations Mechanics essay.jpg June 30, 2004 Chestnut and Bank Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′55″N 75°08′42″W / 39.94865°N 75.14505°W / 39.94865; -75.14505 (Mechanics' Union of Trade Associations)
City Education, Government & Politics 19th Century, Labor
Mercy Hospital TransparentPlaceholder.png 1992 17th & Fitzwater Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′33″N 75°10′15″W / 39.9424°N 75.1708°W / 39.9424; -75.1708 (Mercy Hospital)
City African American, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Meriwether Lewis Meriweather Lewis-Charles Willson Peale.jpg August 12, 2003 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
39°57′26″N 75°10′16″W / 39.95728°N 75.17115°W / 39.95728; -75.17115 (Meriwether Lewis)
City Education, Environment, Exploration, Medicine & Science
Meta V.W. Fuller (1877–1968) Vauxwarrickfuller.jpg n/a 254 S. 12th St., Philadelphia City African American, Artists, Women
Mikveh Israel Cemetery Mikveh Israel Cemetery.jpg n/a Spruce St. between Schell & Darien Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′47″N 75°09′23″W / 39.9464°N 75.1564°W / 39.9464; -75.1564 (Mikveh Israel Cemetery)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church MotherBethelAMEChurchPhila1.jpg March 19, 1991 6th & Lombard Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′35″N 75°09′07″W / 39.94298°N 75.15198°W / 39.94298; -75.15198 (Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church)
City African American, Religion, Underground Railroad
Mother Jones Mother Jones 1902-11-04.jpg November 12, 1994 N. Broad St. & John F. Kennedy Blvd., at City Hall, Philadelphia
39°57′12″N 75°09′53″W / 39.95347°N 75.16473°W / 39.95347; -75.16473 (Mother Jones)
City Labor, Women
Mother's Day Ink 96645mm happy mothers day.jpg June 1, 1998 Traffic island, Market & Juniper Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′08″N 75°09′46″W / 39.95228°N 75.16282°W / 39.95228; -75.16282 (Mother's Day)
City Women
Mower General Hospital Mower Hospital 1863.jpg September 17, 2000 Willow Grove Ave. & Wyndmoor St., Philadelphia City Civil War, Military
National Funeral Service for President Washington TransparentPlaceholder.png December 14, 1999 4th & Cherry Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′10″N 75°08′48″W / 39.9529°N 75.1467°W / 39.9529; -75.1467 (National Funeral Service for President Washington)
Roadside George Washington, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
New Century Guild New century guild building.jpg June 19, 1997 1307 Locust St., Philadelphia
39°56′52″N 75°09′46″W / 39.9479°N 75.1628°W / 39.9479; -75.1628 (New Century Guild)
City Labor, Women
Nicholas Biddle Nicholas Biddle by William Inman crop.jpg n/a 715 Spruce St., Philadelphia
39°56′44″N 75°09′13″W / 39.94562°N 75.15357°W / 39.94562; -75.15357 (Nicholas Biddle)
City Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Exploration
Octavius V. Catto Octavius Catto.jpg n/a 812 South St., Philadelphia
39°56′33″N 75°09′21″W / 39.9425°N 75.15593°W / 39.9425; -75.15593 (Octavius V. Catto)
City African American, Civil Rights, Civil War, Education, Government & Politics, Military
Oldest Photograph TransparentPlaceholder.png September 25, 1989 Market and Juniper Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′02″N 75°09′48″W / 39.95067°N 75.16322°W / 39.95067; -75.16322 (Oldest Photograph)
City Artists, Business & Industry, Invention, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Opportunities Industrialization Centers TransparentPlaceholder.png November 23, 1990 19th & Oxford Sts., Philadelphia
39°58′43″N 75°09′58″W / 39.9786°N 75.1661°W / 39.9786; -75.1661 (Opportunities Industrialization Centers)
City African American, Education
Ora Washington TransparentPlaceholder.png November 5, 2004 6128 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia
40°02′29″N 75°10′46″W / 40.0413°N 75.1794°W / 40.0413; -75.1794 (Ora Washington)
City African American, Sports, Women
Owen Wister Owen Wister from American Heritage Center.jpg October 7, 2001 5203 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia City Motion Pictures & Television, Writers
Paul Philippe Cret HenryAvenueBridge.jpg May 23, 1992 516 Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia
39°56′56″N 75°12′16″W / 39.94902°N 75.20455°W / 39.94902; -75.20455 (Paul Philippe Cret)
City Bridges, Buildings, Professions & Vocations
Paul Robeson Paul Robeson 1942.jpg April 8, 1991 4951 Walnut St., Philadelphia City African American, Music & Theater, Performers
Pearl Bailey Pearlbailey.jpg 1992 1946 N 23rd St., Philadelphia City African American, Performers, Women
Penn Relays Olympic Development (Mens) 100m Dash.jpg April 29, 1995 Franklin Field at entrance to track, Philadelphia
39°57′04″N 75°11′26″W / 39.9511°N 75.1906°W / 39.9511; -75.1906 (Penn Relays, The)
Roadside Sports
Penn Treaty Park Treaty of Penn with Indians by Benjamin West.jpg September 18, 1976 At Park on Delaware River, foot of Cecil B. Moore (Columbia) Ave., Philadelphia Roadside Native American, William Penn
Pennsylvania Abolition Society Franklin1877.jpg n/a Front St. below Chestnut St, Philadelphia
39°56′51″N 75°08′33″W / 39.94743°N 75.14253°W / 39.94743; -75.14253 (Pennsylvania Abolition Society)
City African American, Education, Underground Railroad
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia.jpg November 17, 2004 At the Academy, 118 Broad St., Philadelphia
39°57′19″N 75°09′47″W / 39.95517°N 75.16307°W / 39.95517; -75.16307 (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts)
City Artists, Buildings, Education
Pennsylvania Hall Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia).jpg n/a 6th & Haines Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′14″N 75°08′59″W / 39.9538°N 75.1498°W / 39.9538; -75.1498 (Pennsylvania Hall)
City African American, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Underground Railroad
Pennsylvania Hospital Pennsylvania Hospital 2007.jpg December 17, 1954 Pine St. between 8th & 9th Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′40″N 75°09′20″W / 39.94438°N 75.15562°W / 39.94438; -75.15562 (Pennsylvania Hospital)
City Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Pennsylvania Station 30th Street Station Philly.JPG December 17, 1996 N side of Market St. between 29th & 30th Sts., Philadelphia City Railroads, Transportation
Philadelphia Philly skyline.jpg December 6, 1982 N. Broad St. (Pa. 611) & John F. Kennedy Blvd., just N of City Hall
39°57′13″N 75°09′49″W / 39.9535°N 75.1635°W / 39.9535; -75.1635 (Philadelphia)
City Cities & Towns, William Penn
Philadelphia & Columbia Railroad View of the Inclined Plan near Philadelphia 1838.jpg May 17, 2001 Edgley Ave. & Belmont Ave. (Fairmount Park), Philadelphia Roadside Business & Industry, Government & Politics 19th Century, Railroads, Transportation
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science TransparentPlaceholder.png January 4, 1971 At entrance, 43rd St. & Kingsessing Ave., West Philadelphia
39°56′49″N 75°12′31″W / 39.947°N 75.2087°W / 39.947; -75.2087 (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)
Roadside Education
Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science TransparentPlaceholder.png May 16, 1969 Campus, School House land near Henry Ave., Germantown
40°01′17″N 75°11′30″W / 40.0214°N 75.1916°W / 40.0214; -75.1916 (Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science)
Roadside Education
Philadelphia Contributionship WTP C10 AMP 1.jpg December 17, 1954 212 S. 4th St., Philadelphia
39°56′49″N 75°08′53″W / 39.94692°N 75.14793°W / 39.94692; -75.14793 (Philadelphia Contributionship, The)
City Business & Industry
Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society Lucretiamott2.jpg n/a 5th & Arch Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′10″N 75°08′54″W / 39.95275°N 75.14836°W / 39.95275; -75.14836 (Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society)
City African American, Government & Politics, Underground Railroad, Women
Philadelphia General Hospital TransparentPlaceholder.png November 5, 2007 Curie Blvd. & Osler Circle, Penn campus Roadside Buildings, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations, Women
Philadelphia Knights of Pythias TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 19th & Addison Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′45″N 75°10′24″W / 39.94593°N 75.1733°W / 39.94593; -75.1733 (Philadelphia Knights of Pythias)
City African American
Philadelphia Pyramid Club Philly Pyramid Club.JPG 1992 1517 Girard Ave., Philadelphia
39°58′19″N 75°09′43″W / 39.97182°N 75.1619°W / 39.97182; -75.1619 (Philadelphia Pyramid Club)
City African American
Philadelphia Sketch Club TransparentPlaceholder.png October 11, 2008 235 S Camac St., Philadelphia City Artists
Philadelphia Tribune TransparentPlaceholder.png July 1, 1992 520-26 S 16th St., Philadelphia
39°56′40″N 75°10′07″W / 39.94443°N 75.16868°W / 39.94443; -75.16868 (Philadelphia Tribune)
City African American, Business & Industry
Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo Welcome Gate 2832px.jpg June 27, 1996 3400 Girard Ave. at zoo entrance, Philadelphia
39°58′29″N 75°11′44″W / 39.9747°N 75.19557°W / 39.9747; -75.19557 (Philadelphia Zoo, The)
City Sports
Philip Syng (1703–1789) TransparentPlaceholder.png September 28, 2003 14 S. Front St., just south of Market St., Philadelphia
39°56′59″N 75°08′32″W / 39.9496°N 75.14222°W / 39.9496; -75.14222 (Philip Syng)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Professions & Vocations
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. TransparentPlaceholder.png July 1, 1989 Arch St. near 3rd St., Philadelphia
39°57′08″N 75°08′44″W / 39.95213°N 75.14543°W / 39.95213; -75.14543 (Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.)
City Religion
Prince Hall Grand Lodge TransparentPlaceholder.png September 8, 1990 4301 N. Broad St., between St. Luke & Bristol, Philadelphia
40°01′09″N 75°08′56″W / 40.01908°N 75.1489°W / 40.01908; -75.1489 (Prince Hall Grand Lodge)
City African American
Printz's (Old Swedes) Mill TransparentPlaceholder.png October 18, 2008 7303 Woodland Ave., next to Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia
39°55′01″N 75°14′48″W / 39.917°N 75.2468°W / 39.917; -75.2468 (Printz's 'Old Swedes' Mill)
Roadside Business & Industry, Early Settlement, Mills, Native American, William Penn
PSFS Building PSFSBuilding1985.jpg November 11, 2005 1200 Market St., Philadelphia
39°57′07″N 75°09′37″W / 39.9519°N 75.16037°W / 39.9519; -75.16037 (PSFS Building)
City Buildings
Public Sector Collective Bargaining TransparentPlaceholder.png September 26, 2008 City Hall, north side, Broad & Market Sts. (near Mother Jones marker), Philadelphia City Government & Politics, Labor
Ralph Modjeski (1861–1940) Rudolf.Modrzejewski.1931.jpg September 15, 2007 NW corner of 6th & Race Sts., near Franklin Sq. Park entrance, Philadelphia City Bridges, Business & Industry, Ethnic & Immigration, Professions & Vocations
Reading Terminal and Market Headhouse.jpg September 10, 2003 On site at 1113–33 Market St., Philadelphia
39°57′06″N 75°09′33″W / 39.9518°N 75.15923°W / 39.9518; -75.15923 (Reading Terminal and Market)
Roadside Business & Industry, Railroads, Transportation
Rev. Jehu Jones, Jr. TransparentPlaceholder.png February 22, 1998 310 S. Quince St., Philadelphia City African American, Religion
Ricketts' Circus Breschard the circus rider full.jpg July 15, 1982 12th & Market Sts., PSFS Plaza, Philadelphia City George Washington, Performers
Rittenhouse Town Claus Rittenhouse Home, Outbuilding, 207A Lincoln Drive, Fairmont Park, Philadelphia (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).jpg April 8, 1991 Lincoln Dr. at Rittenhouse St. just off Wissahickon Ave., Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
40°01′45″N 75°11′24″W / 40.02925°N 75.1899°W / 40.02925; -75.1899 (Rittenhouse Town)
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Mansions & Manors, Medicine & Science, Mills, Religion
Robert Bogle TransparentPlaceholder.png 1991 8th & Bainbridge Sts., Philadelphia City African American, Professions & Vocations
Robert Cornelius RobertCornelius.jpg December 9, 1994 8th & Ranstead Sts., Philadelphia City Business & Industry, Invention, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Robert Mara Adger (1837–1910) TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 823 South St., Philadelphia
39°56′33″N 75°09′23″W / 39.94253°N 75.15634°W / 39.94253; -75.15634 (Robert Mara Adger)
City African American, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad
Robert Patterson (1743–1824) TransparentPlaceholder.png July 22, 2004 West side of 9th St., south of Market St., Philadelphia
39°57′01″N 75°09′20″W / 39.95017°N 75.15545°W / 39.95017; -75.15545 (Robert Patterson)
City Education, Exploration
Robert Purvis Robert Purvis daguerreotype BPL.jpg February 21, 1992 1601 Mt. Vernon St., Philadelphia City African American, Civil Rights, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad, Writers
Robert Smith TransparentPlaceholder.png January 14, 1983 606 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia
39°56′27″N 75°08′45″W / 39.94085°N 75.14578°W / 39.94085; -75.14578 (Robert Smith)
City Buildings, Ethnic & Immigration, Professions & Vocations
Roy Campanella Roy Campanella cropped NYWTS.jpg May 29, 1996 Simon Gratz High School, 18th St. & Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia
40°00′53″N 75°09′22″W / 40.0148°N 75.1562°W / 40.0148; -75.1562 (Roy Campanella)
City African American, Baseball, Sports
Sadie T.M. Alexander Sadalex2.jpg 1993 700 Westview St., Philadelphia
40°02′39″N 75°11′47″W / 40.0443°N 75.1963°W / 40.0443; -75.1963 (Sadie T.M. Alexander)
City African American, Civil Rights, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century, Women
The Salvation Army Williambooth.jpg June 19, 1998 4th & Oxford Sts., Philadelphia
39°58′31″N 75°08′30″W / 39.9752°N 75.1418°W / 39.9752; -75.1418 (Salvation Army, The)
City Religion, Women
Samuel Hopkins (1743–1818) FirstUSpatent.jpg July 29, 2000 2nd & Arch Sts., Philadelphia City Business & Industry, George Washington, Government & Politics, Invention, Medicine & Science
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial Fleisher Art Memorial.JPG September 13, 2005 719 Catherine St., Philadelphia
39°56′21″N 75°09′19″W / 39.93903°N 75.15517°W / 39.93903; -75.15517 (Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial)
City Artists, Education
Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital Gettysburgstone.png November 8, 2003 At the Gettysburg Stone in Clark Park, between 43rd and 44th Sts. on Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia
39°56′57″N 75°12′40″W / 39.9491°N 75.211°W / 39.9491; -75.211 (Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital)
City Civil War, Medicine & Science, Military
Schuylkill Arsenal Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot.jpg June 10, 2004 East Greys Ferry Rd. at Washington Ave., Philadelphia
39°56′26″N 75°11′16″W / 39.94042°N 75.18767°W / 39.94042; -75.18767 (Schuylkill Arsenal)
City Civil War, Exploration, Military, Military Post-Civil War
Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia Schuylkill Navy logo.png October 11, 2008 #4 Boathouse Row, Kelly Dr., Philadelphia Roadside Buildings, Sports
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium Grand Stand Entrance of Shibe Park.jpg November 1, 1997 21st St. & Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia
39°59′43″N 75°09′53″W / 39.9953°N 75.1646°W / 39.9953; -75.1646 (Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium)
City African American, Baseball, Sports
Shot Tower Sparks Shot Tower1.png April 19, 1997 Carpenter & Front Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′05″N 75°08′47″W / 39.9348°N 75.1463°W / 39.9348; -75.1463 (Shot Tower)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, Military, Religion, War of 1812
Siegmund Lubin SiegmundLubin.gif April 11, 2007 1608 N 15th St., Philadelphia City Invention, Motion Pictures & Television
Siegmund Lubin SiegmundLubin.gif May 6, 1994 21 S. 8th St., Philadelphia City Business & Industry, Invention, Motion Pictures & Television, Professions & Vocations
Solitude, The TransparentPlaceholder.png October 11, 2009 at site on Phila. Zoo grounds, 3400 W Girard Ave., Philadelphia
39°58′22″N 75°11′44″W / 39.9729°N 75.1956°W / 39.9729; -75.1956 (Solitude, The)
City Buildings, William Penn
St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church StAugustineRCChurchPhiladelphia.jpg October 28, 1995 200 block, N. Front St., Philadelphia City Buildings, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Religion
St. John Neumann Neumann.png March 28, 1981 5th St. & Girard Ave., St. Peter's Church, Philadelphia City Religion
St. Mary Magdalen De Pazzi Parish TransparentPlaceholder.png May 2, 1994 714 Montrose St., Philadelphia
39°56′15″N 75°09′20″W / 39.9376°N 75.1556°W / 39.9376; -75.1556 (St. Mary Magdalen De Pazzi Parish)
City Buildings, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
St. Peter Claver Catholic Church TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 12th & Lombard Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′39″N 75°09′42″W / 39.94418°N 75.1617°W / 39.94418; -75.1617 (St. Peter Claver Catholic Church)
City African American, Buildings, Religion
St. Thomas' African Episcopal Church Absalom Jones.jpg September 30, 1984 5th St. S of St. James Pl., Philadelphia
39°56′47″N 75°09′00″W / 39.9465°N 75.14995°W / 39.9465; -75.14995 (St. Thomas' African Episcopal Church)
City African American, Buildings, Religion
Standard Theatre TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a South St. between 11th & 12th, Philadelphia
39°56′35″N 75°09′39″W / 39.94312°N 75.16093°W / 39.94312; -75.16093 (Standard Theatre)
City African American, Buildings, Entrepreneurs, Music & Theater, Performers
Stephen Decatur StephenDecatur.jpeg October 21, 1988 600 block, S. Front St., Philadelphia
39°56′26″N 75°08′38″W / 39.94063°N 75.14402°W / 39.94063; -75.14402 (Stephen Decatur)
City Military, War of 1812
Stephen Girard (1750–1831) Stephen Girard by JR Lambdin.jpg October 1, 1993 Girard Park, 21st & Shunk Sts., Philadelphia
39°55′12″N 75°10′59″W / 39.92012°N 75.18305°W / 39.92012; -75.18305 (Stephen Girard)
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Mansions & Manors, Professions & Vocations
Stephen Smith TransparentPlaceholder.png June 19, 1991 1050 Belmont Ave., Philadelphia
39°58′22″N 75°12′44″W / 39.9728°N 75.2122°W / 39.9728; -75.2122 (Stephen Smith)
City African American, Business & Industry, Coal, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad
Thaddeus Kosciuszko Tadeusz Kościuszko.PNG October 22, 1967 NW corner 3rd & Pine Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′36″N 75°08′51″W / 39.94342°N 75.14737°W / 39.94342; -75.14737 (Thaddeus Kosciuszko)
City American Revolution, Ethnic & Immigration, Military
Thomas E. Cahill (1828–1878) Roman Catholic High School Philly.jpg September 29, 2009 E side of Broad St., between Vine & Pearl, Philadelphia Roadside Education, Entrepreneurs, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Thomas Eakins Eakins selfportrait.jpg 1996 1729 Mt. Vernon St., Philadelphia City Artists, Medicine & Science, Sports
Thomas Holme (1624–1695) 1687ThoHolmeMap.jpg July 29, 1995 Pennypack Park, 3000 Holme Ave., Philadelphia
40°03′24″N 75°12′05″W / 40.05678°N 75.20148°W / 40.05678; -75.20148 (Thomas Holme)
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Thomas Ustick Walter (1804–1877) Thomas U. Walter - Brady-Handy.jpg October 29, 2009 1218 Arch St., Philadelphia City Buildings, Professions & Vocations
Tindley Temple Tindley Temple.JPG n/a 762 S. Broad St., Philadelphia
39°56′29″N 75°09′58″W / 39.94137°N 75.16607°W / 39.94137; -75.16607 (Tindley Temple)
City African American, Buildings, Religion
Tomas Garrigue Masaryk Tomáš G Masaryk1918.jpg July 23, 2002 Independence Mall West, between Chestnut and Samson, Philadelphia City Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 20th Century
Tommy Loughran (1902–1982) TransparentPlaceholder.png July 7, 2006 17th & Ritner Sts., SW corner, Philadelphia
39°55′16″N 75°10′31″W / 39.9211°N 75.1754°W / 39.9211; -75.1754 (Tommy Loughran)
Roadside Sports
Tun Tavern Sketch of Tun Tavern in the Revolutionary War.jpg November 11, 2005 Front St., between Chestnut & Walnut, Philadelphia
39°56′50″N 75°08′33″W / 39.94725°N 75.1426°W / 39.94725; -75.1426 (Tun Tavern)
City American Revolution, Military, Inns & Taverns
U.S.S. United States USSUnitedStates1797.jpg October 16, 1983 S end Penn's Landing (S of Independence Seaport Museum), Philadelphia City Military, War of 1812
Union League of Philadelphia UnionLeauge.JPG February 12, 2004 140 S. Broad St., Philadelphia
39°57′00″N 75°09′49″W / 39.94997°N 75.16363°W / 39.94997; -75.16363 (Union League of Philadelphia)
City Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Government & Politics, Military
Union Local 274, American Federation of Musicians TransparentPlaceholder.png 1993 912 S. Broad St., Philadelphia
39°56′16″N 75°09′55″W / 39.93765°N 75.16527°W / 39.93765; -75.16527 (Union Local 274, American Federation of Musicians)
City African American, Labor, Music & Theater, Performers
Universal Negro Improvement Association Flag of the UNIA.svg April 11, 1992 1609–11 Cecil B. Moore Ave., Philadelphia City African American
Veterans Stadium Veterans stade.png September 28, 2005 Broad St. & Pattison Ave., Philadelphia
39°54′19″N 75°10′17″W / 39.9052°N 75.1714°W / 39.9052; -75.1714 (Veterans Stadium)
Roadside Baseball, Football, Sports
Vincent Persichetti TransparentPlaceholder.png May 9, 1997 Curtis Institute of Music, 1724 Locust St., Philadelphia
39°56′56″N 75°10′13″W / 39.9489°N 75.1704°W / 39.9489; -75.1704 (Vincent Persichetti)
City Education, Music & Theater
Violet Oakley VioletOakley.jpg October 20, 1998 St. George's Rd. off McCallum St., Philadelphia City Artists, Glass, Government & Politics, Women
W.C. Fields Wcfields36682u cropped.jpg October 13, 1997 8th & Market Sts., Philadelphia
39°57′04″N 75°09′13″W / 39.9512°N 75.1537°W / 39.9512; -75.1537 (W.C. Fields)
City Motion Pictures & Television, Performers
W.E.B. DuBois WEB DuBois 1918.jpg October 29, 1995 S 6th & Rodman Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′33″N 75°09′08″W / 39.94245°N 75.15233°W / 39.94245; -75.15233 (W.E.B. DuBois)
City African American, Civil Rights, Education, Writers
Walnut Lane Bridge Walnut Lane Bridge (cropped).jpg October 18, 2008 Walnut Lane, SW side of bridge over Wissahickon Creek (Roxborough side), Philadelphia
40°01′53″N 75°12′01″W / 40.0315°N 75.2003°W / 40.0315; -75.2003 (Walnut Lane Bridge)
Roadside Bridges, Business & Industry, Transportation
Walnut Lane Bridge WalnutLaneB3.jpg October 18, 2008 Walnut Lane, NE side of bridge over Wissahickon Creek (Germantown side), Philadelphia
40°01′58″N 75°11′57″W / 40.0329°N 75.1992°W / 40.0329; -75.1992 (Walnut Lane Bridge)
Roadside Bridges, Business & Industry, Transportation
Walnut Street Prison TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 6th St. near Walnut St., Philadelphia
39°56′51″N 75°09′04″W / 39.9475°N 75.1512°W / 39.9475; -75.1512 (Walnut Street Prison)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
Walnut Street Theatre WalnutStTheater.jpg September 25, 1996 9th & Walnut Sts., Philadelphia
39°56′54″N 75°09′19″W / 39.9482°N 75.1554°W / 39.9482; -75.1554 (Walnut Street Theatre)
City Buildings, Music & Theater, Performers
Washington Avenue Immigration Station TransparentPlaceholder.png September 14, 1994 Christopher Columbus Blvd. at Washington Ave., adjacent to U.S. Coast Guard Station, Philadelphia
39°55′59″N 75°08′36″W / 39.9331°N 75.1433°W / 39.9331; -75.1433 (Washington Avenue Immigration Station)
City Ethnic & Immigration
Whitaker Mill Cedar Grove TransparentPlaceholder.png May 27, 2006 5100 block of Tabor Rd. betw. E Olney Ave. & Garland St., Phila.
40°01′53″N 75°06′38″W / 40.03125°N 75.11065°W / 40.03125; -75.11065 (Whitaker Mill Cedar Grove)
Roadside Business & Industry, Mills
William PennSlate Roof House – PLAQUE Appletons' Penn William Slate-roof house.jpg November 1924 135 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia Plaque Buildings, Government & Politics 17th Century, Houses & Homesteads, William Penn
William Still (1821–1902) William Still abolitionist.jpg July 3, 1991 244 S 12th St., Philadelphia City African American, Coal, Underground Railroad
William Whipper (1804?–1876) William Whipper.png June 28, 1992 919 Lombard St., Philadelphia
39°56′37″N 75°09′27″W / 39.94373°N 75.15753°W / 39.94373; -75.15753 (William Whipper)
City African American, Business & Industry, Underground Railroad, Writers
Wills Eye Institute Wills Hospital, Philadelphia, by Newell, R., d. 1897.jpg October 9, 2009 840 Walnut St., Philadelphia
39°56′53″N 75°09′19″W / 39.9481°N 75.1554°W / 39.9481; -75.1554 (Wills Eye Institute)
City Education, Invention, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Wilt Chamberlain Wilt Chamberlain3.jpg September 28, 2000 Overbrook High School, 59th & Lancaster Sts., Philadelphia
39°58′51″N 75°14′21″W / 39.98087°N 75.23925°W / 39.98087; -75.23925 (Wilt Chamberlain)
Roadside Basketball, Sports
Wissahickon Boys Club TransparentPlaceholder.png 2001 328 West Coulter St., Germantown, Philadelphia
40°01′37″N 75°10′37″W / 40.027°N 75.177°W / 40.027; -75.177 (Wissahickon Boys Club)
Roadside African American
Wissahickon Inn Wissahickon Inn, Philadelphia, HABS PA-1720-2.jpg June 14, 1988 Springfield Ave. in front of inn, Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia
40°03′44″N 75°12′26″W / 40.0621°N 75.2073°W / 40.0621; -75.2073 (Wissahickon Inn)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, Education, Inns & Taverns
Wistar Institute For Anatomy and Biology, The Wistar Institute-east.JPG November 14, 2007 3601 Spruce St. City Education, Invention, Medicine & Science
Woodlands, The Woodlands mansion.png December 28, 1996 4000 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia
39°56′56″N 75°12′12″W / 39.94902°N 75.20343°W / 39.94902; -75.20343 (Woodlands, The)
Roadside Buildings, Environment, Mansions & Manors
Wyoming Branch of the Free Library Phila FLP Wyoming02.jpg October 29, 2005 231 E Wyoming Ave., or "B" St. & Wyoming Ave., Phila City Buildings, Business & Industry, Education

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 
  2. ^ PHMC listing

External links[edit]