Academy of Natural Sciences

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Item No: pdcc00067
Title: Academy of Natural Sciences
Additional Title: Philadelphia
Historic Street Address: 12th & Sanson Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

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The institution originated in 1812 and was incorporated five years later. The building, which was originally a place of worship for followers of the doctrine of Emanuel Swedenbourg, was modified for its new purpose. It is a quadrangular building, about forty-four feet square, surmounted by a dome.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.160364
Geocode Latitude:39.949639

Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772