Home

Close WindowReference Map

Loading map data, please wait.
Loading

Richard Schlegel (1927-2006)

Type: 

City

Fired from federal and state jobs because he was gay, this trail-blazing activist took his job discrimination case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. He lost, but his key arguments were valuable in later cases. In 1965, he founded the first LGBTQ+ group in central Pa.

Dedication Date: 

10/10/2021

Location

205 State St., Harrisburg

County: 

Dauphin

Latitude: 

40.26

Longitude: 

-76.89