Robert Morris

Robert Morris (HM1JW7)

Location: Morrisville, PA 19067 Bucks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.476', W 74° 46.537'

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1734 - 1806

— Patriot - Businessman - Founding Father —

Known as the "Financier of the American Revolution," Robert Morris was regarded by many as second in importance to General George Washington in winning the War for Independence. He gave Washington the decisive support needed to win battles from Trenton to Yorktown. Morris signed the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Articles of Confederation (1778), and the United States Constitution (1787). Among his many accomplishments, Morris established the Navy and founded the Bank of North America. From 1791 to 1798 he owned historic Summerseat and nearly succeeded in establishing this property as the Capital of the United States.
Dedicated October 2, 2004
HM NumberHM1JW7
Year Placed2004
Placed ByMorrisville 200 Bicentennial Committee and Concerned Citizens and Organizations
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Date Added Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 519095 N 4450860
Decimal Degrees40.20793333, -74.77561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.476', W 74° 46.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 28.56" N, 74° 46' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 S Pennsylvania Ave, Morrisville PA 19067, US
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