In Honor of Nellie Bly

In Honor of Nellie Bly (HM1I3E)

Location: Ford City, PA 16226 Armstrong County
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N 40° 40.405', W 79° 27.914'

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Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman

May 5, 1867 - Jan. 27, 1922
Journalist and Humanitarian
In 1889 she traveled around the world in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes, establishing a world record. Elected to Penna. Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1972.

Born at Cochrans Mills
Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn New York.
HM NumberHM1I3E
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceBirthplace
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleInterpretative Marker / Sign
Year Placed1978
Placed ByNellie Bly Questers Chapter #533 of Armstrong Co. PA
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 629713 N 4503636
Decimal Degrees40.67341667, -79.46523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 40.405', W 79° 27.914'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 40' 24.3000" N, 79° 27' 54.8400" W
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Area Code(s)724, 412
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Pennsylvania 2025, Ford City PA 16226, US
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