(1704-1780)One of colonial America's wealthiest men, Allen supported construction of the state house, now Independence Hall. He helped establish Pennsylvania Hospital and the Academy and College of Philadelphia, which became the University of Pa. He founded the City of Allentown and was Chief Justice of the Pa. Supreme Court. Initially supporting colonial interests, he became a Loyalist until he died here at his estate, Mt. Airy, for which the community is named.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 483666 N 4434541|
|Decimal Degrees||40.06096667, -75.19151667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 3.658', W 75° 11.491'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 3' 39.48" N, 75° 11' 29.46" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7267-7331 PA-4007, Philadelphia PA 19119, US|
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