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Near Brockway in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ross Leffler School of Conservation

 
 
Ross Leffler School of Conservation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 30, 2014
1. Ross Leffler School of Conservation Marker
Inscription.  Within State Game Lands 54 is the original site of the first academy in the nation devoted entirely to the training of Game Protectors, later known as Wildlife Conservation Officers. Established in 1932, it was an important component in the professionalism of game management in Pa. It was named for Ross L. Leffler, a 30-year member of the Game Commission and Asst. Secretary of the Interior, appointed by President Eisenhower..
 
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEducationEnvironment. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 41° 16.805′ N, 78° 52.125′ W. Marker is near Brockway, Pennsylvania, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Game School Road and Empire Ridge Road, on the right when traveling west on Game School Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brockway PA 15824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Ross Leffler School of Conservation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 30, 2014
2. Ross Leffler School of Conservation Marker
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markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grist Mill Stone (approx. 4.4 miles away); Discover Elk Scenic Drive (approx. 10.7 miles away); Elk County Courthouse (approx. 12.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.2 miles away); Elk County (approx. 12.2 miles away); Hall, Kaul, and Hyde Store (approx. 12.2 miles away); Hyde Hotel (approx. 12.2 miles away); Ridgway Opera House (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
Ross Leffler School of Conservation Original Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 30, 2014
3. Ross Leffler School of Conservation Original Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 221 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Dec. 7, 2022