(1853 - 1945)Botanist, educator, author, civic leader, conservationist, activist. She served on the State Forestry Reservation Commission, 1901-13. she catalyzed the birth of Harrisburg's "City Beautiful" movement in a speech to the Board of Trade, Dec. 20, 1900. this movement produced the city's park system (including Riverfront Park here) and other major civic improvements. Mira Dock lived on Front Street across from this marker.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 338942 N 4459426|
|Decimal Degrees||40.26981667, -76.89423333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 16.189', W 76° 53.654'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 16' 11.34" N, 76° 53' 39.24" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1432-1498 Capital Area Greenbelt, Harrisburg PA 17102, US|
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