Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1964 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Education • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 40° 26.831′ N, 79° 56.672′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Fifth Avenue west of Devonshire Street, on the right when traveling east. Located at WQED station in the Oakland Section of Pittsburgh. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4802 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shadyside Iron Furnace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Victor Herbert (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonial Place Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Diplodocus carnegiiJane Holmes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Schenley Park Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Original Site of the Baseball Diamond (approx. half a mile away); Schenley Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Regarding Station WQED. Nearby is a Tyrannosaurus Rex statue designed after Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers Neighborhood) in his trademark sweater and tennis shoes. Mr. Rogers Neighborhood was filmed at WQED through most of its span.
Also see . . .
1. WQED Pittsburgh. (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Station WQED - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 667 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.