Glen Mills

Glen Mills (HMWG6)

Location: Glen Mills, PA 19342 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 55.233', W 75° 29.41'

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An early industrial village. John Taylor built Thornbury (later Sarum) Forge here ca. 1740. He erected Pennsylvania's first iron-slitting mill here in 1746: this was acquired in 1836 by the Wilcox family for its Glen Mills paper operations. Until 1878 these mills made paper for U.S. Currency; a "localized-fibre" paper was developed to foil counterfeiters. By 1858, when the railroad arrived here, this was a busy commercial area.
HM NumberHMWG6
Year Placed1997
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 458110 N 4419054
Decimal Degrees39.92055000, -75.49016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 55.233', W 75° 29.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 55' 13.98" N, 75° 29' 24.60" W
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Area Code(s)302, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55-99 Sweetwater Rd, Glen Mills PA 19342, US
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