Standard Chemical Company

Standard Chemical Company (HM2COU)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Allegheny County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 26.668', W 79° 57.495'

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Founded here by brothers J.J. and Joseph Flannery in 1913, it was the first commercial producer of radium in the US. Radium production was the earliest nuclear industry. Discoverer Marie Curie visited the laboratory in 1921 and was presented with 1 gram of the element for research.
Year Placed2018
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 588345 N 4477611
Decimal Degrees40.44446667, -79.95825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.668', W 79° 57.495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 40.08" N, 79° 57' 29.7" 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 3941 O'Hara St, Pittsburgh PA 15213, US
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