John C. Asbury

John C. Asbury (HM1KNJ)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19146 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.435', W 75° 10.294'

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A prominent African American Republican who as legislator sponsored a statewide civil rights bill in 1921 that served as a model for future efforts. He was a philanthropist, a founder of Eden Cemetery and Mercy Hospital, and editor of the Odd Fellows' Journal. Asbury resided here.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485342 N 4421176
Decimal Degrees39.94058333, -75.17156667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.435', W 75° 10.294'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 26.1" N, 75° 10' 17.64" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1710 Christian St, Philadelphia PA 19146, US
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