William H. Sylvis

William H. Sylvis (HMR5G)

Location: Indiana, PA 15705 Indiana County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 37.095', W 79° 9.385'

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American labor pioneer. Born in Indiana County, 1828. Founder, National Union of Iron Molders, 1859. President, National Labor Union, 1868-1869. Sylvis strove for unity among working men and women regardless of race or nationality. He died, "labor's champion," 1869.
HM NumberHMR5G
Year Placed1990
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 10:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 655943 N 4498014
Decimal Degrees40.61825000, -79.15641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.095', W 79° 9.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 5.70" N, 79° 9' 23.10" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 344 Pratt Dr, Indiana PA 15705, US
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