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Statues of Historic FiguresFrank Rizzo - Philadelphia, PA

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Beautiful statue of the former and beloved 93rd Mayor of Philadelphia, Frank Rizzo who served in the 1970s.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Statues of Historic FiguresJohn Christian Bullitt - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue is located on the northern part of City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. The statue is on the far right of the building.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/10/2010

last visited: 9/27/2010

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Statues of Historic FiguresBenjamin Franklin, Craftsman - Philadelphia, PA

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Absolutely huge statue of Franklin @ a printing press presented to the City of Philadelphia by Pennsylvania Freemasons and dedicated on June 27, 1981 by The Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 6/11/2018

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Statues of Historic FiguresMatthias William Baldwin - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue rests close to the street at the northern side of City Hall, to the left side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 12/26/2014

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Statues of Historic FiguresGen. George Brinton McClellan - Philadelphia, PA

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George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was a major general during the American Civil War. He organized the famous Army of the Potomac and served briefly (November 1861 to March 1862) as the general-in-chief of the Union Army.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2010

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Statues of Historic FiguresBenjamin Franklin / George Washington - Philadelphia, PA

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A statue of Franklin and Washington outside the masonic lodge in Philadelphia.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/27/2020

last visited: 6/11/2018

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Statues of Historic FiguresGen. John F. Reynolds - Philadelphia, PA

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One of two Civil War General/Equestrian Statues located in the North Plaza section of City Hall. This fellow died at the very beginning of the Gettysburg Battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2010

last visited: 7/7/2007

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Statues of Historic FiguresWilliam Penn - Philadelphia, PA

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The William Penn Statue rests at the top of Philadelphia City Hall and without a doubt is the most famous and recognizable statue in Philadelphia, A town overwhelmed with statues, abstract, figurative and person named.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 10/3/2021

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Statues of Historic FiguresMary Dyer - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue is of Mary Dyer, a Puritan turned Quaker who was hung for her religious beliefs. The statue sits in the inner courtyard, just beyond the main gates to the Friends Center Meeting House - Phila., PA, a 152 year old house of Quaker Worship.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/28/2009

last visited: 4/7/2013

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Statues of Historic FiguresBenjamin Franklin - Philadelphia, PA

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This stainless steel silhouetted bust of Benjamin Franklin has porticos resembling keys and supporting blue arches mounting crests resembling kites. Four additional columns support abstract lightning bolts.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2013

last visited: 8/26/2016

Image for Joseph Leidy - The Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Statues of Historic FiguresJoseph Leidy - The Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia, PA

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Joseph Leidy (September 9, 1823 – 30 April 1891) was an American paleontologist. He was professor of anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania, and later was a professor of natural history at Swarthmore College.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/20/2007

last visited: 8/6/2012

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Statues of Historic FiguresFranklin National Memorial - Philadelphia, PA

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This is the most famous statue of Benjamin Franklin in the world. It is located in the rotunda of the Benjamin Franklin Institute. As soon as you enter, walk forward and you will see it immediately.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2009

last visited: 6/17/2005

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Statues of Historic FiguresFrancisco De Miranda - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue sits on a triangular patch of land across from the Fels Planetarium and the Franklin Institute. It can be seen amid a host of other famous statues of famous people as well as memorials and monuments. They are all over in this area.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 8/29/2015

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Statues of Historic FiguresWilliam Penn Statue -- Philadelphia, PA USA

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William Penn statue in front of the Pine Building of the Pennsylvannia Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/6/2008

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Statues of Historic FiguresGeorge Washington - Independence Hall, Philadelphia

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George Washington presides directly in front of this historic structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2009

last visited: 10/3/2021

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Statues of Historic FiguresCommodore John Barry USN, Father of the USA Navy Philadelphia, PA USA

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Commodore John Barry statue on the South Side of Independence Hall in Philadelphia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2008

last visited: 12/30/2017

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Statues of Historic FiguresCommodore Uriah Phillips Levy, Philadelphia, PA

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This statue is somewhat hidden, behind the famous Christ Church Cemetery. Be sure to look for it!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2013

last visited: never

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Statues of Historic FiguresBenjamin Franklin - Philadelphia, PA

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A statue of Benjamin Franklin is located at Library Hall, part of the American Philosophical Society in which he founded in the 1750s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 2/16/2019

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Statues of Historic FiguresBenjamin Franklin in Fireman's Hat - Philadelphia, PA

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There are countless Franklin sites, memorials and sculptures in Old City Philadelphia, but none so hidden in plain site as this beautiful gem, attached to the front of a local fire station on a brick wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/15/2011

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Statues of Historic FiguresKeys to Community - Philadelphia, PA

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Beautiful, 9-foot bronze, bust of Franklin sits atop a brick wall in Old City Philadelphia.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/15/2011

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Statues of Historic FiguresGeorge Washington Monument - Philadelphia, PA

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A glorious monument dedicated and built to memorialize the finest Revolutionary War General & 1st U.S. president. The equestrian portion features Washington dressed in his military uniform as well as relief art featuring a military column of sorts.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: 6/17/2005

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Statues of Historic FiguresAnthony Wayne - Philadelphia, PA

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Magnificent equestrian statue of Anthony Wayne can be found on the southeastern terrace of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: 1/6/2010

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Statues of Historic FiguresJeanne d'Arc - Philadelphia PA

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The brightest & arguably, most beautiful, bronze, equestrian statue at the Art Museum is of Jeanne d'Arc. She is on her steed, in full battle gear, preparing to engage the English enemy of the 100 Years War.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/7/2012

last visited: 8/25/2016

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Statues of Historic FiguresVictor Hugo - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue if part historical & part allegorical as Rodin pays homage to Victor Hugo. The sculpture is located on the front, second floor of the Ruth & Raymond G. Perelman Bldg. and NRHP site, originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Co. Bldg.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: never

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Statues of Historic FiguresChief Justice John Marshall - Philadelphia, PA

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A bronze, seated statue of Chief Justice John Marshall can be found at the west end of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, located in the middle of a parking/driving area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/10/2012

last visited: 8/29/2015

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