Pine Township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Jonas Salk lived with his family from 1947-1953 in a home formerly located on this site while working on the development of the first effective polio vaccine.
Shalom Research Farms, part of which is now the Pine Community Park, raised animals in the Salk polio vaccine research program.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
Location. 40° 37.077′ N, 80° 3.352′ W. Marker is in Pine Township, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Perry Highway (U.S. 19) and Maple Drive, on the right when traveling south on Perry Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10955 Perry Hwy, Wexford PA 15090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herb Scott (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kuskusky Path (approx. 1.7 miles away); Trinity German Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Borough of Bradford Woods (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stone Mansion Stone Mansion (approx. 2.6 miles away); E.V. Babcock-The Father of Allegheny County Parks / Creation - Ecology - Culture (approx. 2.7 miles away); Elias Fry Barn (approx. 4.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Jonas Salk biography. (Submitted on May 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jonas Salk at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,116 times since then and 180 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.