First Aid Pioneer

First Aid Pioneer (HM1OF9)

Location: Mayfield, PA 18433 Lackawanna County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 32.044', W 75° 33.113'

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Here in 1899 Dr. Matthew J. Shields organized first aid for mine workers. From it grew the plan of Red Cross industrial first aid, which he helped establish. Dr. Shields died in Scranton January 23, 1939.
HM NumberHM1OF9
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 5th, 2015 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 453962 N 4598193
Decimal Degrees41.53406667, -75.55188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 32.044', W 75° 33.113'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 32' 2.64" N, 75° 33' 6.78" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-6 BUS, Mayfield PA 18433, US
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