John Johnathan Pratt

John Johnathan Pratt (HM26E0)

Location: Centre, AL 35960 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 9.167', W 85° 40.875'

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Inventor of the early typewriter—the pterotye. Born in 1831, Union Dist., S.C., died in 1905, grave 2 miles west. While registered in chancery and later editor of the National Democrat near this siteabout 1860, developed his first writing machine for which he did not receive adequate credit due to the Civil War.
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HM NumberHM26E0
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Placed ByCherokee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 621569 N 3779882
Decimal Degrees34.15278333, -85.68125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 9.167', W 85° 40.875'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 9' 10.02" N, 85° 40' 52.5" W
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Area Code(s)256
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 340 W Main St, Centre AL 35960, US
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