Samuel Wetherill

Samuel Wetherill (HMJZ2)

Location: Bethlehem, PA 18015 Northampton County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 36.756', W 75° 22.577'

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(1821-1890)

Chemist, industrialist, inventor, and Civil War officer. In 1852 he developed a process for extracting white zinc oxide directly from zinc ore. In 1853 he founded the Lehigh Zinc Co., with a plant here, pioneering the manufacture of zinc spelter and zinc sheet.
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HM NumberHMJZ2
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:55pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 468169 N 4495821
Decimal Degrees40.61260000, -75.37628333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.756', W 75° 22.577'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 45.36" N, 75° 22' 34.62" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Columbia St, Bethlehem PA 18015, US
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