PA-088 Nicholas Biddle (1786-1844)

Marker text: NICHOLAS BIDDLE (1786-1844)

The financier, statesman, & scholar lived here. President, 1823-1836, Second Bank of the United States, the nation's central bank. He also spurred the rise of Greek Revival architecture and edited the journals of the Lewis & Clark expedition.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2000

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