Nearby Was the Birthplace of Fred Waring

Nearby Was the Birthplace of Fred Waring (HM2HG6)

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N 40° 40.524', W 78° 14.42'

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A descendant of William G. Waring, who was among the first to settle in Tyrone. His heritage and those experiences he enjoyed here as a "Boy Scout" provided him with the vision, talent, and professionalism which established him as a renowned musical conductor, teacher, and innovator.

The "First" Pennsylvanians' Orchestra was formed by Tom Waring, Poley McClintock, Freddie Buck, and Fred—all Tyrone boys—and their fame spread throughout the world.

About Fred is has been said: "He has been reorganized as
The man who taught America how to sing."

Dedicated October 4, 1983, to affirm the high esteem with which this community regards Fred Waring.
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HM NumberHM2HG6
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Date Added Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 733240 N 4506386
Decimal Degrees40.67540000, -78.24033333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 40.524', W 78° 14.42'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 40' 31.44" N, 78° 14' 25.2" W
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