Betsy Ross
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 39° 57.131 W 075° 08.678
18S E 487645 N 4422459
Quick Description: A marker next to the Betsy Ross House in historic Philadelphia.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/30/2009 5:12:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM6P93
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 32

Long Description:
Credited with making the first stars and stripes flag, Ross was a successful upholsterer. She produced flags for the government for over 50 years. As a skilled artisan, Ross represents the many women who supported their families during the Revolution and early Republic.
Marker Name: Betsy Ross (1752-1836)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 04/27/2009

Marker Type: City

Location: 239 Arch St., Philadelphia

Category: American Revolution, Professions & Vocations, Women

Website: [Web Link]

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