"Coxey's Army"

"Coxey's Army" (HMT20)

Location: Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Snyder County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 48.546', W 76° 51.419'

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Jacob Sechler Coxey (1854-1951), was born here. In 1894 he led a march of unemployed workers, popularly known as "Coxey's Army," on Washington. Public works programs and relief measures were asked. This focused attention on the plight of the unemployed.
HM NumberHMT20
Year Placed1966
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 343371 N 4519224
Decimal Degrees40.80910000, -76.85698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 48.546', W 76° 51.419'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 48' 32.76" N, 76° 51' 25.14" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 842-962 N Market St, Selinsgrove PA 17870, US
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