Loretto (HM1E64)

Location: Loretto, PA 15940 Cambria County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 30.511', W 78° 38.653'

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Founded 1799 by the prince-priest, Demetrius Gallitzin. Here he began in 1800 the first school in the area, a forerunner of St. Francis College, chartered in 1858. Catholic cultural center. Charles M. Schwab, steel king, had his home here.
HM NumberHM1E64
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 1:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 699598 N 4486866
Decimal Degrees40.50851667, -78.64421667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 30.511', W 78° 38.653'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 30' 30.66" N, 78° 38' 39.18" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Loretto Rd, Loretto PA 15940, US
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