Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Founding Convention of the AFL
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 26.464′ N, 79° 59.811′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sixth Avenue and William Penn Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was previously located in Mellon Square Park in Downtown Pittsburgh. It has been moved outside the park to the sidewalk on the corner of Sixth Avenue and William Penn Place. 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. Mellon Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Jane Grey Swisshelm Childhood Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Church Burying Ground (about 500 feet away); The Duquesne Club (about 600 feet away); Kaufmann's Department Store and Clock Gulf Building (about 600 feet away); Refining Crude Oil (about 700 feet away); McClurg Iron Foundry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . .
1. America's Union Movement. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Founding Convention of the AFL - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Labor Unions •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on March 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.