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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1791/00/00 David Evans Jr Architect Constructed as Philadelphia's City Hall, it serves as the home of the US Supreme Court.
1791/03/04 John Rutledge Work John Rutledge resigns as senior associate justice of the US Supreme Court to become chief justice of South Carolina.
1796/01/26 Samuel Chase Work President George Washington appoints Samuel Chase as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Chase served on the Court until his death on June 19, 1811.
1800/00/00 The United States Supreme Court moves to Washington, DC.

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Particulars for Old City Hall Philedelphia:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use City or Town Hall
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Category for Historic Use Government
Historic Use Government Office
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Law, Legal System
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private




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