Johan Printz

Johan Printz (HM9L2)

Location: Tinicum Township, PA 19029 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 51.646', W 75° 18.2'

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Governor of New Sweden
1643 - - - 1653

Printz founded here the first permanent European settlement. Built the first Capitol, church, law court. His instructions from Queen Christina became the first constitution and his coat of arms the first legal seal in what is now Pennsylvania. He was a superior governor, decisive, far seeing and just.
HM NumberHM9L2
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 474055 N 4412347
Decimal Degrees39.86076667, -75.30333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 51.646', W 75° 18.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 51' 38.76" N, 75° 18' 12.00" W
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Area Code(s)610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Taylor Ave, Tinicum Township PA 19029, US
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