Philadelphia Electric Company

Philadelphia Electric Company (HM20HW)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19107 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 56.992', W 75° 9.434'

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In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Philadelphia Electric Company and the Lighting of Forty-nine Arc Lamps On Chestnut Street from The Delaware River to the Schuykill River
December 3, 1881
The event marked the inauguration of electric street lighting in Philadelphia
A century later, this plaque was placed at the southwest corner of Chestnut and 10th Streets, in the shadow of the company's original headquarters. The ceremonies recognized the role of the electric utility industry in advancing the growth and development of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
HM NumberHM20HW
Year Placed1991
Placed ByGreater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
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Date Added Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486568 N 4422204
Decimal Degrees39.94986667, -75.15723333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.992', W 75° 9.434'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 59.52" N, 75° 9' 26.04" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 484
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-104 S 10th St, Philadelphia PA 19107, US
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