Vandergrift (HMR5A)

Location: Vandergrift, PA 15690 Westmoreland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 36.244', W 79° 33.889'

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Hailed by historian Ida Tarbell as America's "most important industrial town," with homes owned by the workers. Founded 1895 by George G. McMurtry, president, Apollo Iron and Steel Company Named for Captain Jacob J. Vandergrift, and designed by the firm of Frederick Law Olmsted.
HM NumberHMR5A
Year Placed1990
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 621422 N 4495796
Decimal Degrees40.60406667, -79.56481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.244', W 79° 33.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 14.64" N, 79° 33' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 128-136 Washington Ave, Vandergrift PA 15690, US
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