Solomon Boscov

Solomon Boscov (HM1CQS)

Location: Reading, PA 19604 Berks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 21.381', W 75° 55.161'

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Founder of the family-owned department store chain. An immigrant from Russia, 1911, he came to Reading as a peddler. His first store began here after WWI and gradually expanded. New stores opened starting in 1962. In 1969 he died; thirty years later, Boscov's had 34 stores in five states.
Year Placed1999
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:01pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 421933 N 4467715
Decimal Degrees40.35635000, -75.91935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 21.381', W 75° 55.161'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 21' 22.86" N, 75° 55' 9.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900-910 Pike St, Reading PA 19604, US
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