Father Divine

Father Divine (HM1K2J)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19123 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 58.005', W 75° 9.617'

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Rev. Major J. Divine, civil rights leader of the 1930s, established Cooperative Economic Plan, providing life's necessities at nominal prices. Divine Lorraine Hotel here, built 1894 and acquired in 1948, was one of the first integrated hotels of its caliber in the U.S.
HM NumberHM1K2J
Year Placed1994
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486311 N 4424079
Decimal Degrees39.96675000, -75.16028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.005', W 75° 9.617'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 0.3" N, 75° 9' 37.02" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 699 N Broad St, Philadelphia PA 19123, US
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