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Featured Marker:
Pennsylvania Hospital
Dedicated: Friday, December 17, 1954
County: Philadelphia
Marker Type: City
GIS Coordinates: 39.94436-75.15582

Location: Pine St. between 8th & 9th Sts., Philadelphia

Marker Text: This is the first hospital in the U.S. Chartered by Colonial Assembly in 1751 for "relief of the sick poor." Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond were its chief founders. First building, erected in 1755, is still used.
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