Shippensburg (HM1QQZ)

Location: Shippensburg, PA 17257 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 3.123', W 77° 31.019'

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Settled about 1733
Laid out by and named for Edward Shippen
· 1703-1781 ·
Mayor of Philadelphia
Later a resident of Lancaster
Paymaster in the Forbes Expedition
A founder and trustee of Princeton University
Grandson of Edward Shippen
· 1639-1712 ·
Who was the host of William Penn
Mayor and Merchant of Philadelphia
Speaker of the Assembly
President of the Provincial council
And Chief Justice of Pennsylvania
Year Placed1925
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical Commission, The Colonial Dames of America, Chapter II, Philadelphia, The Elise Willing Balch Memorial Fund
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Date Added Friday, February 19th, 2016 at 1:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 285302 N 4436569
Decimal Degrees40.05205000, -77.51698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.123', W 77° 31.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 7.38" N, 77° 31' 1.14" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 129 E King St, Shippensburg PA 17257, US
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