Shippensburg (HM1KW6)

Location: Shippensburg, PA 17257 Franklin County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 2.557', W 77° 32.087'

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Founded 1730 by Edward Shippen. Second oldest town in the state west of the Susquehanna River. Important community on colonial frontier. Temporary seat of Cumberland Co., whose first courts were held here in 1750-51.
HM NumberHM1KW6
Year Placed1948
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 283753 N 4435565
Decimal Degrees40.04261667, -77.53478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.557', W 77° 32.087'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 33.42" N, 77° 32' 5.22" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 191 Park Heights Ave, Shippensburg PA 17257, US
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