David Thomas

David Thomas (HM1LT9)

Location: Catasauqua, PA 18032 Lehigh County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 39.311', W 75° 28.466'

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"Father of the American anthracite iron industry" lived here. A native of Wales, he built Crane Iron Works, deemed the world's first anthracite iron furnace to be completely successful, both commercially & from an engineering standpoint.
HM NumberHM1LT9
Year Placed2001
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 459892 N 4500588
Decimal Degrees40.65518333, -75.47443333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.311', W 75° 28.466'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 18.66" N, 75° 28' 27.96" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-249 Pine St, Catasauqua PA 18032, US
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