What Happened in Philadelphia History 1763

Philadelphia History 1763 (Photo: Visit Philly)

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Philadelphia Historic Timeline - Philadelphia has a post-war building boom. New houses spring up in the city. Wealthy Philadelphians build country estates such as Mount Pleasant, located at 3800 Mount Pleasant Drive in Fairmount Park. 1763: Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon begin their survey in Philadelphia for one of the most important boundaries in the U.S.: the Mason-Dixon Line, separating Pennsylvania from Delaware and Maryland, with a starting point at 30 South Street. The Mason-Dixon Line comes to separate the North from the South and the free states from slaveholding states in the 19th century.


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 In the French and Indian War, England wins French territory east of the Mississippi.

 

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Philadelphia has a post-war building boom. New houses spring up in the city. Wealthy Philadelphians build country estates such as Mount Pleasant, located at 3800 Mount Pleasant Drive in Fairmount Park.

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