David Rittenhouse

David Rittenhouse (HM1B49)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19144 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 1.762', W 75° 11.385'

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1732 - 1796

The eminent patriot, scientist and first director of the United States Mint was born at this site. This sundial commemorates his triumphs in the fields of astronomy and horology.

Presented to the Friends of
Historic RittenhouseTown by the National
Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
in memory of our mutual member
Dr. James W. Gibbs.
April 1991
HM NumberHM1B49
Year Placed1991
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 4:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 483809 N 4431033
Decimal Degrees40.02936667, -75.18975000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.762', W 75° 11.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 45.72" N, 75° 11' 23.10" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 206 Lincoln Dr, Philadelphia PA 19144, US
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