Frank Vittor

Frank Vittor (HMRDO)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 26.426', W 79° 56.898'

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(1881-1968)

Pittsburgh sculptor whose subjects included American presidents and public figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Honus Wagner, and Mark Twain. He devoted his life to sculpting and teaching, and founded the city's Society of Sculptors. An Italian immigrant, Vittor sculpted Christopher Columbus here, one of his best-known works. He created it with the support of the Sons of Columbus of America and in honor of his Italian heritage.
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 3:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 589194 N 4477173
Decimal Degrees40.44043333, -79.94830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.426', W 79° 56.898'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 25.56" N, 79° 56' 53.88" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2628 Frew St, Pittsburgh PA 15213, US
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