Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (HM2L9J)

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N 40° 38.112', W 75° 59.682'

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Founded in 1934 by Rosalie Edge, it is the world's first refuge for birds of prey. It had been a popular shooting site because of its location on a major hawk migration corridor and a 1929 bounty placed on northern goshawks. Through the work of its founder and early supporters, such as Richard Pough, it became a raptor conservation research, education, and training facility and a hawk-watching destination for bird and nature lovers globally.
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HM NumberHM2L9J
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Year Placed2019
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 415884 N 4498737
Decimal Degrees40.63520000, -75.99470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 38.112', W 75° 59.682'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 38' 6.7200000000001" N, 75° 59' 40.92" W
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