Declaration House

Declaration House (HM4QK)

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

N 39° 57.039', W 75° 9.13'

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(Graff House)

In 1776, while attending the Continental Congress, Thomas Jefferson rented two rooms from Jacob Graff, Jr., to avoid the "excessive heats of the city." Here, in Graff's house on the outskirts of town, Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence.
HM NumberHM4QK
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487001 N 4422290
Decimal Degrees39.95065000, -75.15216667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.039', W 75° 9.13'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 2.34" N, 75° 9' 7.80" W
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Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 S 7th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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