Pennsylvania State Forest Academy

Pennsylvania State Forest Academy (HMXHS)

Location: Mont Alto, PA 17237 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.4137', W 77° 32.6461'

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The Commonwealth's first forestry school was established here at Mont Alto in 1903 and named the State Forest Academy in 1905. Among the first in the nation, it later merged with the Pennsylvania State University. Joseph T. Rothrock, the Commonwealth's first Forestry Commissioner, and Mira Lloyd Dock, noted activist and conservationist, were among its founders.
Historical Period20th 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 Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 5:34pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282306 N 4413115
Decimal Degrees39.84022900, -77.54410100
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.4137', W 77° 32.6461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 24.8244" N, 77° 32' 38.7636" 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 North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Campus Dr, Mont Alto PA 17237, US
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