Sisters Of Mercy

Sisters Of Mercy (HMRE4)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 26.607', W 79° 59.948'

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Frances Warde and six companions from Carlow, Ireland, opened the first Mercy convent in the United States here. Founding date was December 21, 1843, and at once the sisters began to serve the city's poor, sick, and uneducated. From here, Mercy convents spread across the United States.
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HM NumberHMRE4
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Year Placed1993
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:50pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 584879 N 4477458
Decimal Degrees40.44345000, -79.99913333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.607', W 79° 59.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 36.42" N, 79° 59' 56.88" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724, 215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15222, US
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