Robert Francis Harper

Robert Francis Harper (HM181)

Location: New Concord, OH 43762 Muskingum County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 59.607', W 81° 44.088'

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This Garden is in Memory of Robert Francis Harper (1864-1906). Robert Francis "Frank" Harper, who was born in this cabin, joined his brother William Rainey in studying ancient languages. He became one of the world experts on the ancient people of Assyria. Harper directed the expedition to Babylonia for the Oriental Exploration Fund; edited the American Journal of Semitic Languages; directed the American School for Oriental Study and Research in Palestine and was a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, London. He was the translator from cuneiform of the landmark work The Code of the Hammurabi.
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HM NumberHM181
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:55am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 437271 N 4427288
Decimal Degrees39.99345000, -81.73480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.607', W 81° 44.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 36.42" N, 81° 44' 5.28" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22 W Main St, New Concord OH 43762, US
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