The German Society of Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak
N 39° 57.692 W 075° 08.955
18S E 487252 N 4423498
Quick Description: The German Society of Pennsylvania is still active today.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/2/2019 3:49:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM117Y7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 5

Long Description:
Marker text:
The oldest German American organization in the US was founded Dec. 26, 1764, in Philadelphia to provide legal aid, welfare, and language support to German immigrants. Its library, containing one of the nation’s largest German collections, is used by the public and scholars world-wide. The Society moved here in 1888 and continues to preserve German culture and heritage through language instruction, as well as music and educational programs.
Marker Name: The German Society of Pennsylvania

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 10/6/2008

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: 611 Spring Garden St. (at N 7th), Philadelphia

Category: Ethnic & Immigration

Website: Not listed

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