Philip Ginter

Philip Ginter (HM1MMP)

Location: Summit Hill, PA 18250 Carbon County
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N 40° 49.464', W 75° 52.394'

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While hunting, Ginter discovered anthracite on Sharp Mountain here in 1791. He showed it to Col. Jacob Weiss, a prominent area settler. In 1792 Weiss and others formed the Lehigh Coal Mine Co., the first Anthracite company and a forerunner of Lehigh Coal & Navigation.
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HM NumberHM1MMP
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Year Placed1991
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 426364 N 4519630
Decimal Degrees40.82440000, -75.87323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 49.464', W 75° 52.394'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 49' 27.84" N, 75° 52' 23.64" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 W Ludlow St, Summit Hill PA 18250, US
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