Christopher Saur

Christopher Saur (HM1B53)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19144 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 1.922', W 75° 10.128'

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(1693 - 1758)

A pioneer printer in colonial America, Saur produced the nation's first European language Bible here in 1743. He printed the most widely read German newspaper & used his press to alert the public to German causes. He aided fellow German immigrants with his money and influence.
HM NumberHM1B53
Year Placed2009
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 9:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 485598 N 4431326
Decimal Degrees40.03203333, -75.16880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.922', W 75° 10.128'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 55.32" N, 75° 10' 7.68" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5300 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19144, US
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