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People-Named PlacesWilliam Penn High School - Philadelphia, PA

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William Penn (next to Ben Franklin) is probably the most significant and important single person in Philadelphian history. This high school, named after him, honors his name and legacy.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: 4/18/2010

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Lucky 7William Penn High School Lucky 7 - Philadelphia, PA

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This small, localized area of North Philly is chock full of waymarks and categories, twelve categories in all!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/18/2010

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Lucky 7North Broad Street Lucky 7 - Philadelphia, PA

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William Penn High School and The Edwin Forest House are the featured highlights of this North Broadway Street tour. Murals are everywhere as are crime and blight. Be careful!

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/19/2010

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Wikipedia EntriesWilliam Penn High School - Philadlephia, PA

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This forty-year old school is located near Temple University in the North section of Philadelphia. The school can trace its history back to the 19th century.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: 4/18/2010

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Dated Buildings and Cornerstones1970 - William Penn High School - Philadelphia, PA

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The cornerstone is actually set into the alcove/entrance wall and is HUGE!!! This nearly forty-year old school is located near Temple University in the North section of Philadelphia. The school can trace its history back to the 19th century.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: 4/18/2010

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MuralsWilliam Penn High School Mosaic - Philadelphia, PA

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This mosaic is inside the William Penn High School foyer area & it is everywhere! It encompasses several walls & beams w/ a world theme as several continents are discernible. Undoubtedly, there were several artists who made this, probably students.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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Statues of Historic FiguresBust of William Penn - Philadelphia, PA

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This bronze bust sits inside the foyer area of William Penn High School. It is in a display case and can be seen without much effort.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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This mosaic is inside the William Penn High School foyer area & it is everywhere! It encompasses several walls & beams w/ a world theme as several continents are discernible. Undoubtedly, there were several artists who made this, probably students.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLegendary Blue Horizon, The

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It is still a huge boxing venue.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/1/2008

last visited: 8/30/2016

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MuralsStreet of Dreams - Philadelphia, PA

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This expansive mural is located on the front, southern most facade of the William Penn High School in Northern Philadelphia, near Temple University. The mural celebrates academic success within Philadelphia.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: 4/18/2010

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MuralsBoxers on Broad Street - Philadelphia, PA

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According to the signature & date on the bottom left of this huge mural, David P. McShane completed this beautiful work of art in '02. It features 4 panels of 4 heavy weight, African-American Boxing champions. It is about 30 feet from the ground.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: 8/28/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFreedom Theatre

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A well known theatre in the area with a lot of history. Pennsylvania's oldest black theatre.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/1/2008

last visited: 11/3/2009

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- African-American Theatre - Philadelphia, PA

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Freedom Theater is Pa's oldest African American theater, as well as the nation's largest. The Theater's Freedom Rep company is world-class & the state-of-the-art Philadelphia theater is deeply rooted in the African-American tradition.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/9/2009

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Wikipedia EntriesEdwin Forrest House - Philadelphia PA

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The Edwin Forrest House was built in 1854-55 for William Gaul, a wealthy brewer. The house was owned by the Shakespearan actor Forrest until his death in the house in 1872. A blue plaque on the northern most edge along Broad St. marks this site.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/9/2009

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Live Stage TheatersFreedom Theater - Philadelphia, PA

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Freedom Theater is Pa's oldest African American theater, as well as the nation's largest. The Theater's Freedom Rep company is world-class & the state-of-the-art Philadelphia theater is deeply rooted in the African-American tradition.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/9/2009

last visited: 8/28/2016

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Blue PlaquesThe Edwin Forrest House - Philadelphia, PA

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The Edwin Forrest House was built in 1854-55 for William Gaul, a wealthy brewer. The house was owned by the Shakespearan actor Forrest until his death in the house in 1872. A blue plaque on the northern most edge along Broad St. marks this site.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/15/2009

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPhiladelphia School of Design for Women - Philadelphia, PA

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This site has a storied history, It is now Freedom Theater, and was originally Forrest House and then becoming the School. Forrest was a famous tragedian of his time. The original 1848 house was expanded and this NRHP site is a result of that.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/7/2009

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesForrest, Edwin, House - Philadelphia, PA

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The Edwin Forrest House was built in 1854-55 for William Gaul, a wealthy brewer. The house was owned by the Shakespearan actor Forrest until his death in the house in 1872. A blue plaque on the northern most edge along Broad St. marks this site.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/7/2009

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American Guide SeriesThe Moore Institute of Art, Science and Industry - Philadelphia, PA

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From 1880 to 1959 Moore occupied an imposing building at Broad & Master Sts, north of City Hall. Originally known as the Phila. School of Design for Women, it began in 1848 as a charitable effort to train "needy and deserving" young women.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/9/2009

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Unique SteeplesThe Steeple @ Greater Harvest Baptist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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These twin 136 year-old steeples rise menacingly above the front of this church along a side street just west of Broad St. It more resembles horrifying, boney appendages rising out of the grave more than an adorning piece of religious architecture.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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This Old ChurchGreater Harvest Baptist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Impressive, smaller church located on a side street with attractive gothic features. The church is 136 years old and in need of some maintenance.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2009

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Baptist ChurchesGreater Harvest Baptist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Impressive, smaller church located on a side street with attractive gothic features. The church is 136 years old and in need of some maintenance.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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Dated Buildings and Cornerstones1873 - Greater Harvest Baptist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This is a non-matching red cornerstone set into a granite background in front of the church. The church is located on a smaller side street off of a major Philadelphian artery, Broad Street.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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Frieze ArtFrieze Art @ Greater Harvest Baptist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Look closely, or don't. Every little nook and cranny is either part of a frieze or some type of relief.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/18/2010

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YMCA / YWCA Columbia North YMCA - Philadelphia, PA

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This YMCA was constructed in 1981 (according to the dated block out front) and is one of 10 branches located in Philadelphia. You can check them out on Facebook as they have their own page.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/11/2009

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