Stephen C. Foster

Stephen C. Foster (HMRE9)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15201 Allegheny County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.847', W 79° 57.825'

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America's beloved composer of folk songs and ballads was born nearby on July 4, 1826, and lived in the Pittsburgh area most of his life. After achieving fame in writing songs for Christy's Minstrels, he gradually declined in health and died in New York City on January 13, 1864.
HM NumberHMRE9
Year Placed1976
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 8:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 587852 N 4479787
Decimal Degrees40.46411667, -79.96375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.847', W 79° 57.825'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 50.82" N, 79° 57' 49.50" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3604-3618 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15201, US
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