Saltsburg (HMX79)

Location: Saltsburg, PA 15681 Indiana County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 29.17', W 79° 27.121'

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First salt well in the vicinity was drilled, 1813-14. By the 1830's this area had become a leading United States salt producer. Important to its shipment was the Pennsylvania Canal's Western Division. The canal crossed here, 1829-1864, and was the lifeline of this small town.
HM NumberHMX79
Year Placed1984
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 631196 N 4482870
Decimal Degrees40.48616667, -79.45201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 29.17', W 79° 27.121'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 29' 10.20" N, 79° 27' 7.26" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 152-172 W Penn Trail, Saltsburg PA 15681, US
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