Joseph Simon

Joseph Simon (HM2UW)

Location: Lancaster, PA 17603 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.372', W 76° 18.371'

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(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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HM NumberHM2UW
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:14pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 388567 N 4432962
Decimal Degrees40.03953333, -76.30618333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.372', W 76° 18.371'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 22.32" N, 76° 18' 22.26" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-27 PA-462, Lancaster PA 17603, US
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