Joseph Rothrock

Joseph Rothrock (HMZCA)

Location: Mcveytown, PA 17051 Mifflin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 29.973', W 77° 44.427'

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Born here April 9, 1839. Conservationist and father of the State Forest idea in Pennsylvania. Pioneer in development of forest fire control, reforestation, and scientific forestry.
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 267775 N 4486813
Decimal Degrees40.49955000, -77.74045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 29.973', W 77° 44.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 29' 58.38" N, 77° 44' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)717, 814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23 Canal St, Mcveytown PA 17051, US
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