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John M. Phillips

(1861-1953)

 
 
John M. Phillips Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 30, 2011
1. John M. Phillips Marker
Inscription. Creator of the state game land system. Known as the Pennsylvania System, it was a model throughout the nation. Phillips helped establish the Pennsylvania Game Commission. A conservationist, industrialist, and engineer, he was among the first to introduce Boy Scouting in Pennsylvania. His home was here.
 
Erected 2009 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 23.31′ N, 79° 59.105′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Brownsville Road 0.1 miles south of Overbrook Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located next to St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2336 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh PA 15210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Polish Army (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Materials Handling (approx. 3 miles away); The MonCon Railroad (approx. 3 miles away); Open Hearth Steel (approx. 3 miles away); Eliza Furnace
John M. Phillips Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 30, 2011
2. John M. Phillips Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Iron and Steel Workers (approx. 3.1 miles away); Jones and Laughlin (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. John M. Phillips Marker Dedication. Carrick-Overbrook Historical Society (Submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. John Macfarlane Phillips, Sr. at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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