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George C. Marshall

 
 
George C. Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 4, 2007
1. George C. Marshall Marker
Inscription. Born in Uniontown on December 31, 1880 and known as “Flicker” during his youth, General of the Army and Chief of Staff. George Catlett Marshall was the organizer of the Allied victory in WWII and later served as the Secretary of State and as Secretary of Defense. In recognition of the contribution of his Marshall Plan to the economic recovery of war-ravaged Europe, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. He died in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 1959.
 
Location. 39° 54.072′ N, 79° 43.602′ W. Marker is in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Pittsburgh Street (Pennsylvania Route 51) and Morgantown Street and West Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling north on Pittsburgh Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Uniontown PA 15401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old West School House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fayette County (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named George C. Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Finley (approx. ¼ mile away); Underground Railroad
Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2007
2. Marker and Statue
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Uniontown (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort Gaddis (approx. 2.5 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.5 miles away); Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp (approx. 4.5 miles away); Searight’s Tollhouse (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Also see . . .  George C. Marshall - Biography. (Submitted on June 10, 2007.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, World II
 
Close-Up of Photograph Reproduced on the Marker image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2007
3. Close-Up of Photograph Reproduced on the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,362 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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