John Fitch's Gun Shop

John Fitch's Gun Shop (HM1XE)

Location: Trenton, NJ 08608 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 13.342', W 74° 45.944'

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During the Revolution, Fitch manufactured guns for the Continental Army at this site. In 1786, he built the first boat in America to be propelled by steam. His last steamboat made regular Trenton - Philadelphia runs on the Delaware in 1790.
HM NumberHM1XE
Year Placed1990
Placed ByKiwanis Club of Trenton
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 8:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 519931 N 4452464
Decimal Degrees40.22236667, -74.76573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.342', W 74° 45.944'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 20.52" N, 74° 45' 56.64" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 145-147 N Warren St, Trenton NJ 08608, US
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