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Monroeville in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William D. Boyce

(1858-1929)

 
 
William D. Boyce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. William D. Boyce Marker
Inscription. Inspired by the good turn of an English Scout, he brought the Scouting movement to the United States. His efforts led to the incorporation of Boy Scouts of America in Washington, D.C., on February 8, 1910, and to its chartering by Congress on June 15, 1916. Boyce was born in Allegheny County about twelve miles northeast of here. This campus was named in his honor.
 
Erected 1960 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 27.238′ N, 79° 45.218′ W. Marker is in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Beatty Road and Cooper Road. Touch for map. Located on the campus of Community College of Allegheny County - Boyce Campus. West entrance parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 595 Beatty Road, Monroeville PA 15146, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Murrysville Gas Well (approx. 3.5 miles away); Haymaker Well (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 4 miles away); Bouquet Camp
William D. Boyce Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 28, 2006
2. William D. Boyce Grave Marker
He is buried in Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa IL.
(approx. 4 miles away); Linhart Homestead (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 4.6 miles away); Beulah Chapel (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Boy Scouts of America. (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. William Dickson Boyce at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Education
 
William D. Boyce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
3. William D. Boyce Marker
William D. Boyce image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1914
4. William D. Boyce
Early founder of Boy Scouts of America
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on May 13, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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