Benjamin Rush

Benjamin Rush (HM1JTH)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19154 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 4.643', W 74° 59.138'

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(1745-1813)

Physician, humanitarian, educator, patriot leader. He signed the Declaration of Independence, opposed slavery, and supported public health & social reforms. Known as "Father of American Psychiatry." His house of birth stood here until 1969.
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HM NumberHM1JTH
Series This marker is part of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 9:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 501224 N 4436346
Decimal Degrees40.07738333, -74.98563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.643', W 74° 59.138'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 38.58" N, 74° 59' 8.28" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10801-10825 Keswick Rd, Philadelphia PA 19154, US
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