(1906-1964)Conservationist and architect of National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Although he died four months before President Lyndon Johnson signed the bill, his efforts led to the preservation of over 100 million acres across the nation. Zahniser was born in Franklin, Pennsylvania, and Tionesta became his hometown. An advocate for preserving wilderness areas, he was executive director of The Wilderness Society and editor of its journal.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:34am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 629945 N 4597494|
|Decimal Degrees||41.51855000, -79.44265000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 31.113', W 79° 26.559'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 31' 6.78" N, 79° 26' 33.54" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-98 Unnamed Road, Tionesta PA 16353, US|
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