William Allen

William Allen (HM1KKH)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19119 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 3.658', W 75° 11.491'

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(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.
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HM NumberHM1KKH
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 483666 N 4434541
Decimal Degrees40.06096667, -75.19151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.658', W 75° 11.491'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 39.48" N, 75° 11' 29.46" W
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Area Code(s)215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7267-7331 PA-4007, Philadelphia PA 19119, US
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