Siegmund Lubin

Siegmund Lubin (HM1JRT)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19121 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 58.678', W 75° 9.602'

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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.
Year Placed1994
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486335 N 4425324
Decimal Degrees39.97796667, -75.16003333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.678', W 75° 9.602'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 40.68" N, 75° 9' 36.12" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1610 N 15th St, Philadelphia PA 19121, US
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