Rittenhouse Farm

Rittenhouse Farm (HME67)

Location: Trooper, PA 19403 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 8.515', W 75° 23.347'

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David Rittenhouse, colonial scientist, astronomer, and instrument maker, lived on a nearby farm, where he built a telescope, said to be first made in America, and observed the transit of Venus in 1769.
HM NumberHME67
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 466853 N 4443581
Decimal Degrees40.14191667, -75.38911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.515', W 75° 23.347'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 30.90" N, 75° 23' 20.82" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2575 W Main St, Trooper PA 19403, US
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