Ira Noel Gabrielson

Ira Noel Gabrielson (HM4KW)

Location: Oakton, VA 22124 Fairfax County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.032', W 77° 18.078'

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1889-1977

Oakton resident Dr. Ira Noel Gabrielson was a pioneer conservationist, distinguished field ornithologist, and renowned author. He served as the first director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and an international leader of conservation projects. Gabrielson was a founder and the first chairman of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and first president of World Wildlife Fund-US. For his life's work, he was inducted into the National Wildlife Federation's Conservation Hall of Fame in 1978. His land, between Leeds Road and Difficult Run,is a Fairfax County park known as Gabrielson Gardens Park.
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HM NumberHM4KW
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Marker NumberT-46-a
Year Placed2008
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources, on April 26
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 300389 N 4306406
Decimal Degrees38.88386667, -77.30130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.032', W 77° 18.078'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 1.92" N, 77° 18' 4.68" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2918-2920 State Rte 674, Oakton VA 22124, US
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