First Electric Light

First Electric Light (HM9BG)

Location: Sunbury, PA 17801 Northumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 51.784', W 76° 47.804'

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First successful use of a three-wire electric lighting system was made July 4, 1883, in the City Hotel building in Sunbury. Thomas A. Edison directed the work. The Edison Electric Illuminating Co. plant was at 4th and Vine Street.
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HM NumberHM9BG
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Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 8:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 348576 N 4525109
Decimal Degrees40.86306667, -76.79673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.784', W 76° 47.804'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 47.04" N, 76° 47' 48.24" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-14 N Front St, Sunbury PA 17801, US
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