(1732-1808)Statesman, author. In influential writings, 1765-74, argued against British policies. Later, as a member, Continental Congress, 1774-76, favored conciliation and opposed the Declaration of Independence; nonetheless, served the patriot cause as colonel, 1st Philadelphia Battalion. President, Pa. Supreme Executive Council, 1782-85. Delegate, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; a strong supporter of the Constitution. Deeded land to Merion Meeting, 1801-04.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 2:58pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 478453 N 4428740|
|Decimal Degrees||40.00858333, -75.25245000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 0.515', W 75° 15.147'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 0' 30.90" N, 75° 15' 8.82" W|
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|Area Code(s)||610, 215, 484|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 601-615 Montgomery Ave, Narberth PA 19072, US|
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