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

Freedom House Ambulance

1967-1975

 

—Pittsburgh's E.M.S. Pioneers —

 
Freedom House Ambulance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
1. Freedom House Ambulance Marker
Inscription. Never to be forgotten....

This plaque honors the visionaries of the Hill District's Freedom House Ambulance Service - founders, staff, medical advisors, funders, and supporters--for their significant contributions to emergency medical services education. The men and women set the national standards for pre-hospital emergency care.
 
Erected 2014 by The Hill House, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, the Falk Foundation, and State Rep. Jake Wheatley.
 
Location. 40° 26.645′ N, 79° 58.78′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Centre Avenue 0.1 miles east of Develliers Street. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the face of the Hill District Credit Union office on Center Avenue, in Pittsburgh's Hill District. 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. Johnson Studio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louis Mason, Jr (about 300 feet away); First Muslim Mosque of Pittsburgh (about 600 feet away); Crawford Grill (about 700
Freedom House Ambulance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
2. Freedom House Ambulance Marker
feet away); August Wilson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Art Blakey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .  How Freedom House Ambulance Service in Hill District became national model. September 26, 2014 article published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Submitted on November 2, 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 260 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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