Delaware County, Where Pennsylvania Began

Delaware County, Where Pennsylvania Began (HM9PR)

Location: Chester, PA 19013 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.644', W 75° 21.7'

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Discovered by the Dutch, settled by the Swedes. Granted to William Penn by King Charles II of England, Delaware County is the site of Penn's first landing in Pennsylvania. Here the first assembly met and adopted the frame of government honored in history. Delaware County is the site of the first Supreme Court and the first Capital of Pennsylvania.
HM NumberHM9PR
Year Placed1982
Placed ByThe 300th anniversary of Pennsylvania, Delaware County Council, Delaware County Heritage Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 11:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 469058 N 4410512
Decimal Degrees39.84406667, -75.36166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.644', W 75° 21.7'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 38.64" N, 75° 21' 42.00" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 109-199 State Rte 291, Chester PA 19013, US
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