PA-049 Anthony J. Drexel (1826-1893)

Marker text: ANTHONY J. DREXEL (1826-1893)

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Drexel created the world's 1st trans-Atlantic banking network from an office located here. It financed many U.S. railroads and businesses of the industrial era. Founder of Drexel University.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2003

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