(1760-1839)An Irish Catholic who emigrated to Philadelphia in 1784, Carey was a prominent printer and publisher and prolific writer. He was an influential political economist and nationalist, promoting the purchase of American goods over imports, a strong central bank, and protective tariffs. He was a civic leader and a founder of the Hibernian Society (1793), which provided support and relief for Irish immigrants. His print shop was here, 1792-1813.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487491 N 4422253|
|Decimal Degrees||39.95031667, -75.14643333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.019', W 75° 8.786'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 1.14" N, 75° 8' 47.16" W|
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|Area Code(s)||267, 484, 215, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 319 Market St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US|
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