William Holmes McGuffey

William Holmes McGuffey (HM4NR)

Location: Claysville, PA 15323 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 8.384', W 80° 21.608'

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Educator and author of the famed McGuffey Eclectic Readers for grade schools, was born five miles SW of here, Sept. 23, 1800. First published in 1836, the Readers sold 122 million copies during the next 85 years and were used in some 35 states. Their stories, essays, and poems taught moral lessons as well as reading skills.
HM NumberHM4NR
Year Placed1998
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 554507 N 4443462
Decimal Degrees40.13973333, -80.36013333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.384', W 80° 21.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 23.04" N, 80° 21' 36.48" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4003-4011 US-40, Claysville PA 15323, US
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