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Cope, Edward D., House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County of Philadelphia.
National Register Number: 75001660
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 15, 1975):
From 1880 until his death, this was the residence of Edward Drinker Cope (1840-1897), one of America's most prolific and creative 19th-century geologists and paleontologists. He wrote some 1,300 titles, and his entry in the National Academy of Science's "Bibliographical Memoir Series" runs to 60 pages.


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