Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson (HMSLZ)

Location: Springdale, PA 15144 Allegheny County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 32.466', W 79° 47.037'

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Scientist, naturalist and writer. Born 1907 at 613 Marion Avenue; died 1964. Her 1951 book "The Sea Around Us" was followed in 1962 by "Silent Spring." This book focused the nation's attention on the dangers of pesticides and helped launch the environmental movement.
Year Placed1988
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 5:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 602978 N 4488527
Decimal Degrees40.54110000, -79.78395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 32.466', W 79° 47.037'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 32' 27.96" N, 79° 47' 2.22" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 605 Pittsburgh St, Springdale PA 15144, US
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