Centennial Exposition Philadelphia 1876

Centenary of American Independence and the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776

May 10, 1876 - November 10, 1876


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Fountain of the Catholic Temperance Society

Fountain of the Catholic Temperance Society at the Exhibition Philadelphia 1876

Located near the back of the engine room.

It cost $50,000 and is 105 feet in diameter and 35 feet high.

Its central figure is a colossal statue of Moses, 15 feet high and at each of its four corners are statues 9 feet high, representing Charles Carroll, of Carrollton, Archbishop Carroll, Theobald Matthew and Commoner Barry.

It was dedicated on 4 July 1876.