Independence National Historical ParkThe rise of the United States as a naval power began during the tenure of Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Stoddert. In the late 1790s, Stoddert occupied an office at this site.During the time Stoddert was working here, Congress authorized the purchase of several warships, as well as cannon and naval supplies. The USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides") took to the seas in 1798, the same year Stoddert took office.
|Placed By||Independence National Historical Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487278 N 4421964|
|Decimal Degrees||39.94771667, -75.14891667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.863', W 75° 8.935'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 51.78" N, 75° 8' 56.1" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||267, 484, 215, 610|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 425 Walnut St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US|
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