Inventor and EngineerBorn in Newport, Delaware, September 13, 1755, son of Charles and Ann Stalcop Evans. Invented automatic machinery for flour mills; first high-pressure steam engine adapted to commercial use in America; and first American land vehicle to move under steam power. Died in New York City April 15, 1819.
|Marker Number||N.C. 71|
|Placed By||Public Archives Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 448041 N 4396212|
|Decimal Degrees||39.71420000, -75.60618333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 42.852', W 75° 36.371'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 42' 51.12" N, 75° 36' 22.26" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 209 E Market St, Newport DE 19804, US|
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