(1901-1988)Prominent Western Pennsylvania civic and sports leader and owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, 1933-1988. With his guidance the Steelers won four 1970s Super Bowls. An accomplished athlete, Rooney was influential in the National Football League and was inducted into the National Football Hall of Fame, 1964. His family emigrated from Ireland in the 19th century; resided in Coulter where he was born until moving to Pittsburgh. He returned here often.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:28pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 602048 N 4461299|
|Decimal Degrees||40.29596667, -79.79930000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 17.758', W 79° 47.958'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 17' 45.48" N, 79° 47' 57.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 105 Tourman St, Ennis PA 15028, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.