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Latrobe in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fred McFeely Rogers

(1928-2003)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 25, 2016
1. Fred McFeely Rogers Marker
Inscription. Born and raised in Latrobe, Mister Rogers was the creator, composer, host, and puppeteer of the award-winning TV program Mister Rogersí Neighborhood (1968-2001). The program, produced at WQED in Pittsburgh, emphasized kindness, compassion, and learning. An ordained minister, Fred Rogers received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his outstanding approach to childrenís media and his legacy of nurturing and inspiring generations of children.
 
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.96′ N, 79° 23.116′ W. Marker is in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 981) 0.1 miles east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Latrobe Fountain Park. Marker is in this post office area: Latrobe PA 15650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Banana Split (within shouting distance of this marker); William Findley (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Sportsman's Hall Log Cabin (approx. 1.8 miles away); Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B.
Fred McFeely Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 25, 2016
2. Fred McFeely Rogers Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Saint Vincent (approx. 1.9 miles away); Twelve Mile Camp (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Xavier's (approx. 2.8 miles away); Johnston House (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Latrobe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fred Rogers Biography. The Fred Rogers Company (Submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Fred Rogers Center. (Submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
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3. Fred McFeely Rogers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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