Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The colossal skeleton, affectionately dubbed “Dippy,” soon became an international sensation. Replicas of the celebrated dinosaur were erected in nine museums around the world. The original, however, stands in Carnegie Museum of Natural History's own Dinosaur Hall.
This life-sized replica, created under the scientific guidance of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, was dedicated July 10, 1999.
Erected 1999 by The Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Paleontology • Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1899.
Location. 40° 26.613′ N, 79° 57.086′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Forbes Avenue. Near the Carnegie Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4216 Forbes 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. Victor Herbert (a few steps from this marker); Stephen C. Foster Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Carnegie (about 400 feet away); The Hiker (about 700 feet away); Fourth Ward Memorial (about 700 feet away); Barney Dreyfuss (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forbes Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schenley Park Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . . Dippy the Star-Spangled Dinosaur. Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Bob Baltz, Jr. Friday July 2, 1999. (Submitted on November 11, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 27, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 11, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.