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Henry Clay Frick

(1849-1919)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
1. Henry Clay Frick Marker
Inscription. Pittsburgh industrialist and philanthropist, Frick was instrumental in the organization of the coke and steel industries. His controversial management style while chairman of Carnegie Steel led to the bloody Homestead Strike in 1892.
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 26.354′ N, 79° 59.81′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Grant Street and Fifth Avenue, in the median on Grant Street. Click for map. Caution should be used when attempting to view it up close, as Grant Street is a busy road. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grant's Hill (a few steps from this marker); Anthony Sadowski (within shouting distance of this marker); Protest Against Removing War Munitions (within shouting distance of this marker); Allegheny County (within shouting distance of this marker); Family Court Facility (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Office Building
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2. Henry Clay Frick
(about 500 feet away); United Steelworkers of America (about 500 feet away); Kaufmann's Department Store and Clock (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Henry Clay Frick at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Frick Collection. Frick bequeathed many of his art works to establish a public gallery for the purpose of “encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts.” (Submitted on March 17, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Henry Clay Frick - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceLabor Unions
 
Henry Clay Frick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2011
3. Henry Clay Frick Marker
Allegheny County Courthouse in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 741 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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