Philip Berlin

Philip Berlin (HM531)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.071', W 77° 39.784'

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Recognized as the inventor of the first sleeping car in U.S. for use of travelers. The car, "Chambersburg", was operated as early as 1838 between Harrisburg and Chambersburg. He lies buried in graveyard at rear of church.
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HM NumberHM531
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Year Placed1953
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:10am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272449 N 4423885
Decimal Degrees39.93451667, -77.66306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.071', W 77° 39.784'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 4.26" N, 77° 39' 47.04" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 222-256 Black Ave, Chambersburg PA 17201, US
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