Eddie Adams Historical

Eddie Adams Historical (HM1SRX)

Location: New Kensington, PA 15068 Westmoreland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 33.908', W 79° 45.982'

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Photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner for the 1968 image Saigon Execution, which was influential in swaying public opinion against the Vietnam War. Adams began his career as a photographer for his high school yearbook and the local newspaper. After relocating to New York, his photographs were published in numerous national newspapers and magazines. He received over 500 awards for his work and was one of the most published photographers of his time.
Year Placed2016
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 604430 N 4491215
Decimal Degrees40.56513333, -79.76636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 33.908', W 79° 45.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 33' 54.48" N, 79° 45' 58.92" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 847-899 PA-56, New Kensington PA 15068, US
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