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West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joseph T. Rothrock

 
 
Joseph T. Rothrock Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 8, 2008
1. Joseph T. Rothrock Marker
Inscription. Conservationist, father of the State Forest idea in Pennsylvania, lived in this house from 1876 until his death in 1922. He pioneered in the development of forest fire control, reforestation, and scientific forestry.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.817′ N, 75° 36.555′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Church Street and W. Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marquis De LaFayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woman's Rights Convention of 1852 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simon Barnard Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Lafayette (approx. mile away); 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial (approx. mile away); Marshall Square Park (approx. mile away); G. Raymond Rettew (approx. mile away); Site of the First Schoolhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Joseph T. Rothrock - Behind the Marker.
Home of Joseph T. Rothrock image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Home of Joseph T. Rothrock
ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Burial Site - Dr. Joseph Rothrock. (Submitted on November 13, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Joseph Trimble Rothrock image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
3. Joseph Trimble Rothrock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,293 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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