Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia

Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia (HM1K8Z)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19130 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 58.167', W 75° 11.172'

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The oldest governing body of amateur athletics in America was established in 1858. Rowing club members have participated in competitions at local, national, and international levels. Three-time Olympic gold medalist John B. Kelly Sr. served as commodore, 1935-1940. It hosts some of the largest regattas in the world on the Schuylkill River, one of the nation's premier courses. Boathouse Row here is an icon of Philadelphia and of rowing.
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HM NumberHM1K8Z
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 484098 N 4424383
Decimal Degrees39.96945000, -75.18620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.167', W 75° 11.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 10.02" N, 75° 11' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 717, 484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Schuylkill River Trail - Philadelphia to Valley Forge, Philadelphia PA 19130, US
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