Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly (HMR5C)

Location: Apollo, PA 15613 Armstrong County
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N 40° 35.146', W 79° 33.822'

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A crusading journalist on Pittsburgh and New York newspapers, she won fame for her daring exploits and her investigations of social ills. In 1889-90, Bly circled the globe in 72 days. She was born Elizabeth Cochran and lived here as a child.
HM NumberHMR5C
Year Placed1995
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 621550 N 4493766
Decimal Degrees40.58576667, -79.56370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 35.146', W 79° 33.822'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 35' 8.76" N, 79° 33' 49.32" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501 Terrace Ave, Apollo PA 15613, US
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