Howard Zahniser

Howard Zahniser (HMQO4)

Location: Tionesta, PA 16353 Forest County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 31.113', W 79° 26.559'

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Conservationist and architect of National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Although he died four months before President Lyndon Johnson signed the bill, his efforts led to the preservation of over 100 million acres across the nation. Zahniser was born in Franklin, Pennsylvania, and Tionesta became his hometown. An advocate for preserving wilderness areas, he was executive director of The Wilderness Society and editor of its journal.
HM NumberHMQO4
Year Placed2001
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 629945 N 4597494
Decimal Degrees41.51855000, -79.44265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 31.113', W 79° 26.559'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 31' 6.78" N, 79° 26' 33.54" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-98 Unnamed Road, Tionesta PA 16353, US
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