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

Historic Site in Journalism

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 13, 2011
1. Historic Site in Journalism Marker
Inscription. John Scull in 1786 was the first editor to have type and press transported through the rough wilderness to establish a newspaper west of the major Allegheny Range. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is the direct descendent of the Gazette which Scull founded.
Marked this Eleventh day of September, 1975
 
Erected 1975 by The Society of Professional Journalists - Sigma Delta Chi.
 
Location. 40° 26.401′ N, 80° 0.389′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Boulevard of the Allies. Touch for map. Located to the left of the Boulevard of the Allies Entrance of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Westinghouse Electric Corporation (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Holy Mass at Fort Duquesne (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The King's Garden (about 600 feet away); John Scull (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wall Section Through Rampart of Fort Pitt
Historic Site in Journalism Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 13, 2011
2. Historic Site in Journalism Marker
And Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Building
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Martin R. Delany (approx. 0.2 miles away); Radio Station KDKA (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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