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Philadelphia judge, lawyer, and abolitionist, Lewis played an important role in the drafting and passage of the 1780 "Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery." It was the first abolition legislation in America. Lewis maintained an anti-…
Strawberry Mansion acquired its name in the mid-nineteenth century when it was a dairy and restaurant serving strawberries and cream. In its earlier days it had been property of Philadelphia judges.
In 1783 Judge William Lewis, a Quaker, purchas…
Capt. Henry J. BiddleAssistant Adjutant GeneralPennsylvania Reserves
Born ? May 16, 1817Mortally wounded in theBattle of New Market Cross RoadsJune 30,Died in Richmond, Va.July 20, 1862
[ Lt. Jonathan Biddle Marker ]In memory of 2nd Lieut. J…
Signer of the Declarationof IndependencePlaced byDescendants of the Signers of theDeclaration of Independence, Inc.
[ Grave Stone Inscription ]McKean Family VaultBeneaththis marblearethe remainsofThomas McKeanOne of the Signersof theDeclaration…
Son ofJ. B. & M. A. HodgsonKilled at the Battle of Little Big HornCuster MassacreJune 25, 1876in the 28th year of his age
[ Left of Monument ]U. S.Military AcademyWest PointClass 1870
[ Right of Monument ]He the prize hath wonEarth's conflic…
First and only Secretary to theContinental and ConfederationCongresses (1774 - 1789)
A farmer and Biblical scholarin retirement at his estatecalled Harriton in Bryn Mawr.
has been designated aNational Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significancein commemorating the history of theUnited States of America
This cemetery was designed in 1836 by John Notman and is one of the finest examples of a rur…
GeneralHugh Mercera native of Scotland;as assistant surgeonin the Battle ofCulloden;
The companion ofWashington in the Indian Wars of1755 - 56;
He received a medalfrom the Corporationof Philadelphia forcourage and conductin the Indiansettlem…
Sailor, Scientist, Scholar, Teacher, Author "The Father of Modern Naval Ordnance"His contribution to the design of naval ordnance and ship construction revolutionized the navies of the world.
This memorial is erected on behalf of a grateful Nav…
A defender of American freedom and pioneer of a new nation. He lifted the spirits of an entire nation by defeating the British on the high seas, while commanding USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" in battle with HMS Guerriere on 19 August 1812. He i…