Freedom Boat Yards

Freedom Boat Yards (HMVWJ)

Location: Freedom, PA 15042 Beaver County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 41.059', W 80° 15.192'

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Moving from Phillipsburg, Stephen Phillips and Jonathan Betz built a three acre yard for building of steamboats and barges in 1832, on land bought from Abner Lacock. The firm changed ownership many times in the next forty years. 138 boats and barges built here.
Placed ByBeaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 563106 N 4503982
Decimal Degrees40.68431667, -80.25320000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 41.059', W 80° 15.192'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 41' 3.54" N, 80° 15' 11.52" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 3rd Ave, Freedom PA 15042, US
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