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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.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elk County (approx. 12.2 miles away); Old State Road (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of The Ross Leffler School of Conservation. (Submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Ross Leffler School of Conservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 30, 2014
2. Ross Leffler School of Conservation Marker
Ross Leffler School of Conservation Original Site image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 30, 2014
3. Ross Leffler School of Conservation Original Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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