William Penn

William Penn (HM9PY)

Location: Chester, PA 19013 Delaware County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 50.6', W 75° 21.666'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 140 views
Inscription

1644 - 1718

First lodged in America
in "Essex House" on this site
October 28, 1682
the guest of
Robert Wade
Here the earliest Quaker settler
on this side Delaware River, 1676,
purchaser of the property,
then called "Printzdorp,"
from the earlier occupant,
Armecot, widow of Johan Papegoia,
Vice Governor of New Sweden, 1653-1654
succeeding to ownership
from her father, Johan Printz,
the Swedish first Governor, 1643-1653,
in present Pennsylvania.
Details
HM NumberHM9PY
Tags
Year Placed1932
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Delaware County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 1:21am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 469106 N 4410431
Decimal Degrees39.84333333, -75.36110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.6', W 75° 21.666'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 36.00" N, 75° 21' 39.96" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)215, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Penn St, Chester PA 19013, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?