(1851-1923)A motion picture pioneer, famed as the first movie mogul. In optical shop here in 1897, began his empire of six studios in five states. His technical genius and marketing skill did much to popularize the medium. Bankrupt by 1916; died in obscurity.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 486335 N 4425324|
|Decimal Degrees||39.97796667, -75.16003333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 58.678', W 75° 9.602'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 58' 40.68" N, 75° 9' 36.12" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1610 N 15th St, Philadelphia PA 19121, US|
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