The Woodlands

The Woodlands (HM1JPQ)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19104 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.94', W 75° 12.204'

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Here, William Hamilton (1745-1813) created one of the finest landscape gardens of its' day and introduced many exotic plants. His mansion and stable, built 1787-92, are early examples of the neo-classical Adamesque-Federals style. In 1840 the estate became one of the first large rural cemeteries in America. The writer S. Weir Mitchell, artist Thomas Eakins, nurse-reformer Alice Fisher, and architect Wilson Eyre are buried here.
Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 482624 N 4422116
Decimal Degrees39.94900000, -75.20340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.94', W 75° 12.204'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 56.4" N, 75° 12' 12.24" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3800-3998 Woodland Ave, Philadelphia PA 19104, US
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