Saint Vincent

Saint Vincent (HM1IOZ)

Location: Latrobe, PA 15650 Westmoreland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 17.476', W 79° 24.052'

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Founded in 1846 by Boniface Wimmer on the site of a Catholic parish built in 1789, Saint Vincent Archabbey, College, and Seminary was the first institution in the US established by monks of the Order of Saint Benedict. The college was incorporated by the Commonwealth of Pa. in 1780 to provide both undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and sciences. Ten abbeys and colleges in eight states trace their roots to Saint Vincent.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, January 4th, 2015 at 5:04pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 635922 N 4461312
Decimal Degrees40.29126667, -79.40086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.476', W 79° 24.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 28.56" N, 79° 24' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)724
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe PA 15650, US
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