Finland

Finland (HM1JOH)

Location: Chester, PA 19013 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.976', W 75° 22.68'

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Name given to tract along Delaware River from Marcus Hook to Chester River. Grant for tract was given Captain Hans Ammundson Besk, a native of Finland by Queen Christina in 1653. Site of first Finnish settlement in America.
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HM NumberHM1JOH
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Year Placed1955
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 5:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 467663 N 4411132
Decimal Degrees39.84960000, -75.37800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.976', W 75° 22.68'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 58.56" N, 75° 22' 40.8" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1165-1299 Concord Ave, Chester PA 19013, US
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