Pennsylvania Bible Society

Pennsylvania Bible Society (HM1JRV)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.879', W 75° 9.169'

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America's first Bible society, founded in 1808 by Robt. Ralston, Bishop Wm. White, and Dr. Benj. Rush. In 1812 PBS was first in the U.S. to print Bibles using stereotyped plates which made them affordable and advanced literacy. Bible House has been its center of distribution since 1854.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486945 N 4421995
Decimal Degrees39.94798333, -75.15281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.879', W 75° 9.169'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 52.74" N, 75° 9' 10.14" W
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Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 Walnut St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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