Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur (HM1JHJ)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19147 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.449', W 75° 8.634'

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Famed U.S. Navy officer. Born 1779 in Maryland, he grew up in a house on this site. Celebrated for his role in the Tripolitan War, 1804; capture of H.M.S. Macedonian, 1812; and the subduing of the Barbary powers, 1815. Killed in a duel in 1820. Buried, St. Peter's Church.
Year Placed1987
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487706 N 4421198
Decimal Degrees39.94081667, -75.14390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.449', W 75° 8.634'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 26.94" N, 75° 8' 38.04" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-699 S Front St, Philadelphia PA 19147, US
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