Ralph Elwood Brock

Ralph Elwood Brock (HMXHR)

Location: Mont Alto, PA 17237 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.4052', W 77° 32.6314'

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(1883-1959) The first African American graduate of the Pennsylvania State Forest Academy here at Mont Alto and a member of the original class of 1906. A student & associate of Dr. J.T. Rothrock, Brock was Mont Alto State Forest Nursery superintendent until 1911 and then a successful consulting forester for public and private gardens and landscapes in New York City and Philadelphia.
Historical Period19th Century, 20th Century
Historical PlaceSchool
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 12:21pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DOUGLAS MOWEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282306 N 4413115
Decimal Degrees39.84008700, -77.54385700
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.4052', W 77° 32.6314'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 24.3132" N, 77° 32' 37.8852" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 471-489 PA-233, Mont Alto PA 17237, US
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