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Musical Fund Hall

  • Also Known As: Musical Fund Society Hall also Republican Party Convention Site o

  • Address: 808 Locust St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1825/07/20 Marquis de Lafayette Guest of Honor Lafayette visits Philadelphia, including Chestnut Hill, and recieves a reception at Musical Fund Hall Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1850/10/18 Jenny Lind Performer Jenny Lind performs in two concerts, October 18 and 19, at Musical Fund Hall, netting $19,000 Jenny Lind's American Tour, 1850 to 1852

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Particulars for Musical Fund Hall:
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Historic Use Meeting hall
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Performing Arts
Area of Significance Politics-government
Area of Significance Theatre

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 71000730
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: No style listed
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark status removed
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Performing arts
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1824, 1856
Historic Function: Social, Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Meeting hall, Theater
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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