(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.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 398553 N 4504107|
|Decimal Degrees||40.68161667, -76.20046667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 40.897', W 76° 12.028'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 40' 53.82" N, 76° 12' 1.68" W|
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|Area Code(s)||570, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 807-899 Mahantongo St, Pottsville PA 17901, US|
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