(1870-1919)An organizer for the United Mine Workers, Fannie Sellins was brutally gunned down in Brackenridge on the eve of a nationwide steel strike, on August 26, 1919. Her devotion to the workers' cause made her an important symbolic figure. Both she and Joseph Starzelski, a miner who was also killed that same day, lie buried here in Union Cemetery where a monument to the pair was erected.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 8:35am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 605127 N 4493111|
|Decimal Degrees||40.58211667, -79.75781667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 34.927', W 79° 45.469'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 34' 55.62" N, 79° 45' 28.14" W|
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|Area Code(s)||412, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2000-2008 Freeport Rd, Arnold PA 15068, US|
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