John Christian Bullitt

John Christian Bullitt (HM210M)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19107 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 57.17', W 75° 9.861'

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An attorney and civic leader, John Christian Bullitt drafted the "Bullitt Bill" on 1885, a government-reform measure that became Philadelphia's City Charter two years later. He also erected the city's first modern office building, which was eventually taken down to make way for Independence National Historic park.
This bronze was commissioned by the citizens of Philadelphia in 1902. Sculptor John J. Boyle, from an immigrant Irish family of stonecutters, spent most of his career in Philadelphia and New York. His other sculptures include Stone Age in America on Kelly Drive and Benjamin Franklin at the University of Pennsylvania.
HM NumberHM210M
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Date Added Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 9:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485961 N 4422535
Decimal Degrees39.95283333, -75.16435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.17', W 75° 9.861'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 10.2" N, 75° 9' 51.66" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 484
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6661 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19107, US
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