Dr. George Smith

Dr. George Smith (HM1JMI)

Location: Upper Darby, PA 19026 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 57.069', W 75° 19.26'

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A doctor, judge, scientist, and State Senator. Smith came to Collenbrook in 1829 upon his marriage to Mary Lewis, heir to this eighteenth-century family estate. He was founder of the Delaware County Institute of Science and author of the 1862 "History of Delaware County." While a Senator as chairman of the Education Committee, he drafted the 1836 law providing for this State's first public school code.
Year Placed1985
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 472579 N 4422384
Decimal Degrees39.95115000, -75.32100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.069', W 75° 19.26'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 4.14" N, 75° 19' 15.6" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1030 Mansion Rd, Upper Darby PA 19026, US
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