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The Pittsburgh Agreement

 
 
The Pittsburgh Agreement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. The Pittsburgh Agreement Marker
Inscription. Signed here, on May 31, 1918, this document declared the intent of Czechs and Slovaks to form a new democratic nation in Europe, free from outside rule. Later that year, Thomas Garrigue Masaryk, an author of the agreement, became the 1st president of Czechoslovakia.
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 26.586′ N, 80° 0.02′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and Penn Avenue, on the right when traveling south on 7th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Benedum Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Mercy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Heinz Hall (about 500 feet away); The Granite Building (about 600 feet away); Fort Lafayette (about 600 feet away); The Three Sisters Bridges (about 600 feet away); The Duquesne Club (about 700 feet away); Seventh Street Bridge (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Pittsburgh Agreement. Embassy of The United
The Pittsburgh Agreement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
2. The Pittsburgh Agreement Marker
States, Praque, Czech Republic (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Thomas Masaryk at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Pittsburgh Agreement - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Signed lithograph with the calligraphic text of the Pittsburgh Agreement image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, May 31, 1918
3. Signed lithograph with the calligraphic text of the Pittsburgh Agreement
The Library and Archives Division of The Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
 
 
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