Market Square

Market Square (HMVIZ)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19144 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.064', W 75° 10.355'

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Market Square
was the center of the British line in
The Battle of Germantown
October 4, 1777.

Here the artillery was parked.
The left wing, under Lt. Gen. Knyphausen,
extended along School House Lane to Ridge Road, comprising the commands of Major General Agnew.
The right wing, under Major General Grant,
extended along Church Lane, comprising
the command of Brigadier General Matthews and the Grenadier Guards.
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The public market of early Germantown
was conducted in Marker Square.
Here too were the fire house, prison, stocks
and public scales.
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HM NumberHMVIZ
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Year Placed1928
Placed ByCitizens of Germantown and vicinity
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 2:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 485275 N 4431589
Decimal Degrees40.03440000, -75.17258333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.064', W 75° 10.355'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 3.84" N, 75° 10' 21.30" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6026 E School House Ln, Philadelphia PA 19144, US
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