John W. Heisman Birth Site

John W. Heisman Birth Site (HMBQC)

Location: Cleveland, OH 44113 Cuyahoga County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 29.076', W 81° 42.448'

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Here was born (October 3, 1869) the man after whom the Heisman Football Trophy is named. The College Football Hall of Fame enshrines him as superior coach. Important pioneer game innovator. Father of: forward pass; center snap; interference on end runs; hidden ball play; double pass; dividing game into quarters; statistical score board; quarterback's "hike" or "hep" to initiate plays.
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number7-18
Year Placed1978
Placed ByThe Rotary Club of Cleveland, the Cleveland Landmarks Commission, and the Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 440938 N 4592796
Decimal Degrees41.48460000, -81.70746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 29.076', W 81° 42.448'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 29' 4.56" N, 81° 42' 26.88" W
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Area Code(s)216, 330, 440
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2825 Bridge Ave, Cleveland OH 44113, US
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