First Mining of Pittsburgh Coal

First Mining of Pittsburgh Coal (HMWYU)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15211 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 26.065', W 80° 0.678'

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This State's bituminous coal industry was born about 1760 on Coal Hill, now Mount Washington. Here the Pittsburgh coal bed was mined to supply Fort Pitt. This was eventually to be judged the most valuable individual mineral deposit in the United States.
Year Placed1985
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 583858 N 4476444
Decimal Degrees40.43441667, -80.01130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.065', W 80° 0.678'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 3.90" N, 80° 0' 40.68" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 446-498 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15211, US
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