The Solitude

The Solitude (HM14VQ)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19104 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 58.365', W 75° 11.739'

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Designed and built in 1784 as a riverside villa by John Penn, Jr., it served as a model for country houses of the Federal period (c. 1775 - 1830). Administered by the Philadelphia Zoo since 1874, the original Adam Style features, including elegant plaster ceilings, are preserved.
HM NumberHM14VQ
Year Placed2009
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 483292 N 4424751
Decimal Degrees39.97275000, -75.19565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.365', W 75° 11.739'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 21.90" N, 75° 11' 44.34" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-1150 N 34th St, Philadelphia PA 19104, US
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