(1772 - 1838)German-born inventor and showman; exhibited nearby at Maelzel's Hall, 1826-1831, assisted by Wm. Schlumberger. His Automaton Chess Player (The Turk) was famous for games with Franklin & Napoleon. He patented a metronome; made hearing aids for Beethoven.
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|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:15am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487207 N 4421876|
|Decimal Degrees||39.94691667, -75.14975000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.815', W 75° 8.985'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 48.90" N, 75° 8' 59.10" W|
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|Area Code(s)||267, 484, 215, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-218 S 5th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US|
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