Thomas Holme (1624-1695)

Thomas Holme (1624-1695) (HMYEC)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19136 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 3.399', W 75° 1.277'

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Thomas Holme
Appointed by William Penn in 1682 as Surveyor General of Pennsylvania. A member of its first Assembly, 1682, and its Provincial Council, 1683-86. Under Penn's direction, Holme laid out the original portion of Philadelphia. He drafted the first map of this city, 1683, and a map of the settled parts of Pennsylvania, 1687. Here on his estate he was buried~~as were members of the Crispin family, relatives of Penn.
Year Placed1995
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 498184 N 4434045
Decimal Degrees40.05665000, -75.02128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.399', W 75° 1.277'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 23.94" N, 75° 1' 16.62" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3059-3099 Holme Ave, Philadelphia PA 19136, US
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