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Landmark: Clark Park




Dickens and Little Nell
Francis Edwin Elwell, 1890
* Only known statue of Charles Dickens
* two people, one standing, one sitting, chair
* Clark Park. North side of Chester, West of 43rd.
* 39.948625,-75.209550 [map]
* Exhibits: Favorites, New
* See also:
+Article about this piece by Martha Rosso
+phillyhistory.org 1910 picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Francis Edwin Elwell page
+wikipedia.org's Charles Dickens page

Satterlee General Hospital Marker
1915
* References to Isaac Israel Hayes and Richard Sherwood Satterlee
* rock
* The plaque references Richard Smith Satterlee. But the correct name appears to be Richard Sherwood Satterlee.
* inscription: This stone from the battle-field of Gettysburg is placed by citizens of the neighborhood in the year 1915 to mark the nearby site of the West Philadelphia General Hostpital of the United States Army-later designated the Satterlee General Hospital in honor of Brigadier-General Richard Smith Satterlee, U.S.A. A noted surgeon - and also to commemorate the services of the patriotic men and women who as volunteer physicians, nurses and co-workers under General Isaac I. Hayes, Surgeon in Chief, here ministered from June 9, 1862 to August 3, 1865 to more than twenty thousand sick and wounded soldiers of the Civil War.
* North side of Clark Park. South side of Baltimore Avenue, West of 43rd.
* 39.949300,-75.210330 [map]
* Exhibits: New, War
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Satterlee General Hospital page
+wikipedia.org's Isaac Israel Hayes page
+Army Medical History Satterlee biography

Clark Park Urban Forest Inventory Frame
2006
* plants
* graphic by Chris Leswing
* Northeast corner of Clark Park. Southwest of the Southwest corner, 43rd and Baltimore.
* 39.949300,-75.209550 [map]
* Exhibits: New

See Also

+wikipedia.org Clark Park page