First Pennsylvania Troopers Killed in the Line of Duty

First Pennsylvania Troopers Killed in the Line of Duty (HM1S1F)

Location: Brockway, PA 15824 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 0.412', W 78° 57.449'

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On September 2, 1906, Privates John F. Henry and Francis A. Zehringer were killed in the line of duty as they attempted to arrest fugitive murderers barricaded in a nearby house. Three other troopers were wounded. Their sacrifice symbolizes the Pa. State Police Call of Honor, which states, in part, "I must serve honestly, faithfully, and if need be, lay down my life as others have done before me, rather than swerve from the path of duty."
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HM NumberHM1S1F
Year Placed2016
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 671766 N 4541528
Decimal Degrees41.00686667, -78.95748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 0.412', W 78° 57.449'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 0' 24.72" N, 78° 57' 26.94" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1091 Main St, Brockway PA 15824, US
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