Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave
N 40° 40.893 W 076° 12.034
18T E 398544 N 4504100
Quick Description: In front of the persons mansion on the sidewalk at above coords! To log: A picture of your gps'r and HM if alone or if with someone you and the HM!
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/21/2006 12:00:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMAYP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 29

Long Description:
Anthracite pioneer. He developed slope method for mining below the water table,1835.His Pottsville furnace was the first successful smelter of Anthracite iron,1839-1840.
His home built, 1830-1835,Was first of the Mansions to line Mahantongo St.

I personally didn't know much of him but,I knew the early high school was called Patterson and is now senior housing.;Maybe the same person???
The home is now up for sale and was previously a B&B!
Marker Name: Burd Patterson

County: Schuylkill

Date Dedicated: 10/05/1996

Marker Type: City

Location: 803 Mahantongo st.

Category: Professional & vocations,Business & Inmdustry,Coal,Iron

Website: Not listed

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