First Republican National Convention

First Republican National Convention (HM1JSX)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19107 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 56.816', W 75° 9.306'

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In the Musical Fund Hall here in June 1856, John C. Fremont was nominated for President of the U.S. He lost the election to James Buchanan. Formed in 1854, the Republican Party opposed the extension of slavery; Lincoln was its first nominee elected President (1860)
Year Placed2000
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486750 N 4421878
Decimal Degrees39.94693333, -75.15510000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.816', W 75° 9.306'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 48.96" N, 75° 9' 18.36" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 808 Locust St, Philadelphia PA 19107, US
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