Railroad Strike of 1877

Railroad Strike of 1877 (HMRE6)

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

N 40° 27.369', W 79° 58.498'

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In July, unrest hit United States rail lines. Pennsylvania Railroad workers struck to resist wage and job cuts. Here, on July 21, militia fatally shot some 26 people. A battle followed; rail property was burned. The strike was finally broken by US troops.
HM NumberHMRE6
Year Placed1997
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 5:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 586912 N 4478891
Decimal Degrees40.45615000, -79.97496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.369', W 79° 58.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 22.14" N, 79° 58' 29.88" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724, 215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2700-2798 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15222, US
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