Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Freedom House Ambulance
— Pittsburgh's E.M.S. Pioneers —
This plaque honors the visionaries of the Hill District's Freedom House Ambulance Service - founders, staff, medical advisors, funders, and supporters--for their significant contributions to emergency medical services education. The men and women set the national standards for pre-hospital emergency care.
Erected 2014 by The Hill House, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, the Falk Foundation, and State Rep. Jake Wheatley.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine.
Location. 40° 26.645′ N, 79° 58.78′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Centre Avenue 0.1 miles east of Develliers Street. Marker is mounted on the face of the Hill District Credit Union office on Center Avenue, in Pittsburgh's Hill District. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson Studio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louis Mason, JrFirst Muslim Mosque of Pittsburgh (about 600 feet away); Crawford Grill (about 700 feet away); August Wilson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Art Blakey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . . How Freedom House Ambulance Service in Hill District became national model. September 26, 2014 article published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.