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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. Pennsylvania's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the Keystone State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDr. A. S. W. Rosenbach (1876-1952)

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Have you read a good book lately?

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEdward Drinker Cope

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Great Dinosaur Rush - The Bone Wars!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGeorge Gordon Meade

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Soldier, civil engineer...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhiladelphia Knights of Pythias

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Founded in 1907...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn Page Nicholson

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A veteran of the Civil...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCitizens and Southern Bank

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This bank surived the Great Depression!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersVincent Persichetti

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Wow, he was teaching while still a student! He attended Curtis Institute as the teacher/student (which is harder to get into than Juilliard) and also was a teacher at Juilliard.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/6/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMarian Anderson

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World-renowned contralto...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

last visited: 7/3/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAlfred J. Reach

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Chestnut street marker about baseball!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/2/2005

last visited: 2/28/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhiladelphia Tribune

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Marker Text: Founded in 1884 by Christopher Perry, the Tribune, located here, began as a single, hand-printed page dedicated to improving the everyday life of Blacks. It is the oldest continuously published Black newspaper in the nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 8/28/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFrederick Douglass Memorial Hospital

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Opened in 1895 as the...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

last visited: 8/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMercy Hospital

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An african American hospital, but would serve anyone in need!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: 8/30/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFrank Furness - Birthplace

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Frank Furness was born and raised here.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/22/2012

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersChristian Street YMCA

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Opened in 1914...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

last visited: 4/23/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLouis I. Kahn (1901-1974)

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A marker at the location of architect Louis Kahn's offices in Philadelphia.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: 2/28/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGertrude E.H. Bustill Mossell (1855-1948)

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Teacher and journalist lived here. Wrote for many publications on race and feminism

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/12/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn C. Asbury (1862-1941)

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A prominent African American Republican who as legislator sponsored a statewide civil rights bill in 1921 that served as a model for future efforts.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBillie Holiday

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Known as "Lady Day,"...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

last visited: 10/5/2019

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDunbar Theatre, The

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Erected here by Black bankers...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAnne Brancato Wood (1903-1972)

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Ann Brancato Wood was a pioneering woman in state politics. This marker on Chestnut near Broad Street commemorates the location of her business offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/6/2008

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJack and Jill of America Foundation

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Founded 1938 by Marion Turner Stubbs...

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/26/2006

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersUnion League of Philadelphia

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Marker Text: Founded 1862 as a patriotic society supporting President Lincoln’s efforts to preserve the Union. Recruited and financed troops during the Civil War. Its membership of prominent citizens later pursued political reform and social, philanthropic, and civic causes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBroad Street Station, Philadelphia

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This marker, located across the street from City Hall, commemorates the former Broad Street Railroad Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/6/2008

last visited: 8/18/2019

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTindley Temple

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Marker Text: Founded 1902 as East Calvary Methodist Church. Renamed for its founder, Rev. Charles A. Tindley. Born a slave in Maryland, he did much to assist later migrants from the South. After his death, Tindley Temple continued to sponsor needed community programs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 2/12/2017

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNew Century Guild

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It says it's the largest and oldest orgainization for women in the work force, but very info about it!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/31/2010

last visited: 8/29/2015

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