PA-072 Philip Syng, Jr. (1703-1789)

Marker text: PHILIP SYNG, JR., (1703-1789)

Near here, silversmith Philip Syng, Jr. created the inkstand used to sign the Declaration and Constitution at Independence Hall. With Benjamin Franklin, took part in experiments in electricity; founded institutions like the American Philosophical Society.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2003

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