Steamboat "New Orleans"

Steamboat "New Orleans" (HMWL9)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 26.134', W 79° 59.775'

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The first steam boat built west of the Alleghenies, the "New Orleans" was launched October 15, 1811, near this site at Suke's Run. Pittsburgh became a center for steamboat construction and a gateway for 19th-century westward expansion.
HM NumberHMWL9
Year Placed2011
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and The Senator John Heinz History Center
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 2:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 585133 N 4476586
Decimal Degrees40.43556667, -79.99625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.134', W 79° 59.775'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 8.04" N, 79° 59' 46.50" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 615 First Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219, US
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