(1712 - 1804)Jewish pioneer and merchant, Simon played a significant role in the development of central and western PA. He participated in expeditions as far as the Mississippi and helped establish Lancaster as a center for exploration, trade & settlement. During the American Revolution, Simon supplied the Continental Army with arms and equipment. Simon's home near here was one of the first centers of Jewish worship west of Philadelphia.
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|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:14pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 388567 N 4432962|
|Decimal Degrees||40.03953333, -76.30618333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 2.372', W 76° 18.371'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 2' 22.32" N, 76° 18' 22.26" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-27 PA-462, Lancaster PA 17603, US|
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