— Independence Hall National Historical Park —The magnificent building in front of you testifies to 19th Century Philadelphia's importance as a financial hub. The Philadelphia (Merchants') Exchange opened in 1834, and stood in the commercial heart of the city. Merchants, manufacturers, brokers and shipmasters all gathered here to trade stocks and commodities, and to learn the latest business news.
|Placed By||Independence National Historical Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 8:54am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487563 N 4421936|
|Decimal Degrees||39.94746667, -75.14558333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.848', W 75° 8.735'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 50.88" N, 75° 8' 44.10" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||267, 484, 215, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 214 Walnut St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US|
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