Gifford Pinchot

Gifford Pinchot (HM1OKP)

Location: Milford, PA 18337 Pike County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 19.685', W 74° 48.799'

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(1865-1946)

Noted forester, conservationist and progressive leader. Chief, 1898-1910, U.S. Forest Service (as renamed in 1905 ). Governor of Pennsylvania, two terms, 1923-1927 & 1931-1935. His first term brought major governmental reorganization. His second term was famed for the paving of rural roads throughout the state— including this road — to provide unemployment relief & "get the farmer out of the mud." Grey Towers was his family home
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HM NumberHM1OKP
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Year Placed1948
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 515622 N 4575195
Decimal Degrees41.32808333, -74.81331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.685', W 74° 48.799'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 41.1" N, 74° 48' 47.94" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Owega Turnpike, Milford PA 18337, US
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