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Lansdowne in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tatiana Proskouriakoff

(1909-1985)

 
 
Tatiana Proskouriakoff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, April 19, 2018
1. Tatiana Proskouriakoff Marker
Inscription.  
American scholar and archaeologist who published a paper that revolutionized the world’s understanding of Mayan hieroglyphs. Her groundbreaking work influenced archaeologists’ interpretation of cultural sites. Her accolades include the 1962 Kidder Award for eminence in American archaeology and the Order of the Quetzal in 1984, Guatemala’s highest honor for a foreigner. Her home was on Fairview Ave.
 
Erected 2015 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyWomen. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 55.976′ N, 75° 16.22′ W. Marker is in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Lansdowne Avenue and Fairview Avenue, on the right when traveling north on S. Lansdowne Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lansdowne PA 19050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Albertson Subdivision Historic District
Tatiana Proskouriakoff - Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, April 19, 2018
2. Tatiana Proskouriakoff - Roadside
(approx. 0.8 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lansdowne World War Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Hilldale Athletic Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); All U.S. War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Slinky Toy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Thomas Garrett (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansdowne.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tatiana Proskouriakoff ~ Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 2, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Her work in South America. (Submitted on May 2, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Video ~ unearthed in the archives University of Pennsylvania. (Submitted on May 2, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. Her work at the University of Penn. (Submitted on May 2, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Tatiana Proskouriakoff image. Click for full size.
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3. Tatiana Proskouriakoff
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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