Wood Street Riverbank Steps
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 57.374 W 075° 08.406
18S E 488033 N 4422909
Quick Description: The steps here are the only surviving example of ten passageways along the original Delaware River bank commissioned by William Penn in the early 1700s.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/9/2020 5:00:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM12EEC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
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Long Description:
Wood Street Riverbank Steps-The steps here are the only surviving example of ten passageways along the original Delaware River bank commissioned by William Penn in the early 1700s. Providing public access to the river wharves, the steps promoted transportation, commerce, and westward expansion in Pa.
Marker Name: Wood Street Riverbank Steps

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 10/12/2013

Marker Type: City

Location: 323 N Front St., between Vine & Callowhill Sts., Philadelphia

Category: Business & Industry, Government & Politics 18th Century, Transportation, William Penn

Website: Not listed

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