Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey (HMX75)

Location: Home, PA 15747 Indiana County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.086', W 79° 6.254'

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Author and defender of wilderness, most famous for his two books Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang. Born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, in 1927, Abbey grew up in and around the village of Home. Although he moved to the western United States in 1948, books such as Appalachian Wilderness, The Journey Home, and The Fool's Progress describe his native county, where he learned to love nature. Abbey died in Tucson, Arizona, in 1989.
HM NumberHMX75
Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 10:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 660078 N 4511042
Decimal Degrees40.73476667, -79.10423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.086', W 79° 6.254'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 5.16" N, 79° 6' 15.24" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5125 Buffalo-Pittsburgh Hwy, Home PA 15747, US
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