Peale's Mastodon, 2017

Peale's Mastodon, 2017 (HM20AK)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.917', W 75° 8.952'

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American Philosophical Society Museum

In 1801, Charles Willson Peale excavated a mastodon skeleton in upstate New York. Afterwards, he made this painting that shows how he did it. Eventually Peale displayed the skeleton in his Philadelphia Museum. In this garden, you see an artist's interpretation of how Peale would have put the skeleton together.To learn more about Peale and his curious family, visit the APS Museum across the street. It's in the same building where Peale had his Philadelphia Museum.
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HM NumberHM20AK
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Year Placed2017
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Date Added Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487254 N 4422064
Decimal Degrees39.94861667, -75.14920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.917', W 75° 8.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 55.02" N, 75° 8' 57.12" W
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Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 S 5th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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