Pennsylvania Historical Marker
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This marker is located at North Broad Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard, just north of City Hall, Pennsylvania. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 39° 57.210 W 075° 09.810.
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Founded by William Penn. Laid out in 1682. Chartered a city, 1701. Pennsylvania's capital until 1799; the nation's to 1800. County was one of Pennsylvania's original three, formed 1682 and consolidated with city in 1854. Name means "City of Brotherly Love."