(1751-1830)At his tavern here on Feb. 11, 1808, Fell burned "stone coal" successfully in an open grate. This famed experiment spurred the rise of the anthracite industry & the Wyoming Valley's growth. He was a judge, 1798-1830; first burgess of Wilkes-Barre, 1806.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:25am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 425972 N 4566094|
|Decimal Degrees||41.24286667, -75.88346667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 14.572', W 75° 53.008'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 14' 34.32" N, 75° 53' 0.48" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 50-80 E Northampton St, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701, US|
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