The First Reaping Machine

The First Reaping Machine (HM1RX)

Location: Union Bridge, MD 21791 Carroll County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 34.124', W 77° 11.148'

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The first reaping machine in the world was invented by Jacob R. Thomas and tried near this spot in 1811. Obed Hussey perfected and patented the invention in 1839 one year prior to the McCormick reaper.
HM NumberHM1RX
Placed ByState Roads Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 312243 N 4382174
Decimal Degrees39.56873333, -77.18580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 34.124', W 77° 11.148'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 34' 7.44" N, 77° 11' 8.88" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14 Bucher John Rd, Union Bridge MD 21791, US
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