1719Christ Church Burial Ground is most famous as the final resting place of Benjamin Franklin, a man who captured the spirit of his age and of the city. Franklin's genius touched nearly every aspect of Philadelphia's life and produced many achievements. Franklin had an international reputation as a scientist because of his pioneering study of electricity.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series|
|Placed By||Old Philadelphia Congregations|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 8:27pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487335 N 4422493|
|Decimal Degrees||39.95248333, -75.14826667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.149', W 75° 8.896'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 8.94" N, 75° 8' 53.76" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||267, 484, 215, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 400-498 PA-3007, Philadelphia PA 19106, US|
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