The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army (HM1KE5)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19122 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 58.511', W 75° 8.516'

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The first U.S. corps was opened here on Oxford St. by 17-year-old Eliza Shirley in 1879. She came from England, assigned by the founder, William Booth. This organization would become the largest private charity in the U.S., giving spiritual and social help to the needy.
HM NumberHM1KE5
Year Placed1998
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 10:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487880 N 4425012
Decimal Degrees39.97518333, -75.14193333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.511', W 75° 8.516'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 30.66" N, 75° 8' 30.96" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 W Oxford St, Philadelphia PA 19122, US
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