Burd Patterson

Burd Patterson (HM1AOS)

Location: Pottsville, PA 17901 Schuylkill County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 40.897', W 76° 12.028'

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(1788-1867)

Anthracite pioneer. He developed slope method for mining below water table, 1835. His Pottsville Furnace was the first successful smelter of anthracite iron, 1839-40. His home, built 1830-35, was first of the mansions to line Mahantongo St.
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HM NumberHM1AOS
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Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 398553 N 4504107
Decimal Degrees40.68161667, -76.20046667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 40.897', W 76° 12.028'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 40' 53.82" N, 76° 12' 1.68" W
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Area Code(s)570, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 807-899 Mahantongo St, Pottsville PA 17901, US
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