(c.1816-1916)African American inventor who secured a U.S. patent for the first fire escape ladder and hose conductor in 1878. In 1879 Winters was issued a second U.S. patent for improvements to the original invention. Winters was active in the Underground Railroad. He resided in Chambersburg.
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|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:08am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 272843 N 4424401|
|Decimal Degrees||39.93926667, -77.65865000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.356', W 77° 39.519'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 21.36" N, 77° 39' 31.14" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 60-98 Montgomery Dr, Chambersburg PA 17201, US|
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