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Homestead in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frances Perkins

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
1. Frances Perkins Marker
Inscription. United States Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945. Visited Homestead July 1933 to discuss New Deal policy. Local authorities barred her from meeting with aggrieved steelworkers in nearby Frick Park. Undeterred, she moved the assembly to federal property here, at the former United States post office.
 
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 24.378′ N, 79° 54.609′ W. Marker is in Homestead, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Amity Street near 9th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the Old Post Office Building (now the Homestead Police station). Marker is in this post office area: Homestead PA 15120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); The Homestead Grays (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bost Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Bost Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carnegie Library of Homestead
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
2. Frances Perkins Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Homestead Strike Victims (approx. mile away); Homestead Strike (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Homestead.
 
Also see . . .
1. Frances Perkins - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Frances Perkins at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentLabor UnionsPolitics
 
Frances Perkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
3. Frances Perkins Marker
Facing north on Amity Street
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By Unknown
4. Frances Perkins
4th United States Secretary of Labor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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