Jesse Fell

Jesse Fell (HM1A03)

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 Luzerne County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 14.572', W 75° 53.008'

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(1751-1830)

At his tavern here on Feb. 11, 1808, Fell burned "stone coal" successfully in an open grate. This famed experiment spurred the rise of the anthracite industry & the Wyoming Valley's growth. He was a judge, 1798-1830; first burgess of Wilkes-Barre, 1806.
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HM NumberHM1A03
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Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:25am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 425972 N 4566094
Decimal Degrees41.24286667, -75.88346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.572', W 75° 53.008'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 34.32" N, 75° 53' 0.48" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50-80 E Northampton St, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701, US
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