Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia

Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia (HM1K8Z)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19130 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 58.167', W 75° 11.172'

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The oldest governing body of amateur athletics in America was established in 1858. Rowing club members have participated in competitions at local, national, and international levels. Three-time Olympic gold medalist John B. Kelly Sr. served as commodore, 1935-1940. It hosts some of the largest regattas in the world on the Schuylkill River, one of the nation's premier courses. Boathouse Row here is an icon of Philadelphia and of rowing.
HM NumberHM1K8Z
Year Placed2008
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 484098 N 4424383
Decimal Degrees39.96945000, -75.18620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.167', W 75° 11.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 10.02" N, 75° 11' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 717, 484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Schuylkill River Trail - Philadelphia to Valley Forge, Philadelphia PA 19130, US
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