John G. Parke

John G. Parke (HM56T)

Location: Coatesville, PA 19320 Chester County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 59.294', W 75° 47.589'

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Born in this vicinity on Sept. 22, 1827, the noted Army Engineer is remembered chiefly for having set the exact boundary between the Oregon Territory and Canada. His survey, begun in 1857, was halted by service in the Civil War and was not completed until 1869. He later became Supt. of West Point.
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HM NumberHM56T
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Year Placed1968
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:41pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 432284 N 4426752
Decimal Degrees39.98823333, -75.79315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.294', W 75° 47.589'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 17.64" N, 75° 47' 35.34" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1653-1699 US-30 BUS, Coatesville PA 19320, US
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