Philadelphia Historic Timeline - 1740: Nathan Levy appeals to Thomas Penn, William Penn’s son, for land to create a burial ground on Spruce Street between 8th and 9th Streets. This act makes Mikveh Israel synagogue a formally recognized congregation, 44 N. 4th Street. Find more information at the National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall.
Also Check Out These Historic Pages:
- Philadelphia History of Beer The American Libation
- Philadelphia's African-American History in Philadelphia
- History of Philadelphia's Independence Mall