David Salisbury Franks

David Salisbury Franks (HM5Y5)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 57.147', W 75° 8.904'

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(c. 1740 - 1793)

Distinguished Jewish officer and aide-de-camp to Gen. Benedict Arnold during the Revolutionary War. Thought to be complicit in Arnold's treason, Maj. Franks was later exonerated. A yellow fever victim, he was buried at Christ Church by a Christian neighbor.
HM NumberHM5Y5
Year Placed2004
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:10pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487323 N 4422490
Decimal Degrees39.95245000, -75.14840000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.147', W 75° 8.904'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 8.82" N, 75° 8' 54.24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 173-199 N Independence Mall E, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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