Wissahickon Boys Club

Wissahickon Boys Club (HM1KDX)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19144 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 1.619', W 75° 10.628'

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Founded by Germantown Quakers in 1885. This Club joined the national Boys Club Federation in 1906 - the first member to serve an African American population. Under president John T. Emlen & executive director William T. Coleman, it earned a reputation for outstanding service to youth. Club alumni include Bill Cosby, Herb Adderley. Renamed the Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club in 1981, it moved here from Coulter St. & Pulaski Ave. in 1985.
Year Placed2001
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 484885 N 4430767
Decimal Degrees40.02698333, -75.17713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.619', W 75° 10.628'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 37.14" N, 75° 10' 37.68" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 328 Earlham Terrace, Philadelphia PA 19144, US
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