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Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial

 
 
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
1. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
We Are Free Because They Served

World War I
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

July 4, 1973

Andrew P Palenchar, Army KIA
Clyde E Whetsel, Army KIA
John Macheska, Army POW
George Stefano, Army KIA
John M Ulrey, Army KIA
Frank C Kurpiel, Coast Guard KIA
Charles E Overly, Army KIA
Clyde E Wiltrout, Air Force KIA
Harold J Morgan, Army KIA
Leslie A Snider, Army KIA


 
Erected 1973 by American Legion Post 446 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3368.
 
Location. 40° 8.892′ N, 79° 32.533′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Diamond Street (Pennsylvania Route 819) and Standpipe Alley, on the left when traveling south on Diamond Street. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the Medic 10 Gazebo in Veteran's Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant PA 15666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John W. Geary (a few steps from this marker); Mount Pleasant War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
2. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Clay Frick (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Edward Braddock and His Army (approx. half a mile away); Braddock's Military Road 1755 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Morewood Massacre (approx. 1.2 miles away); Standard Shaft Mine and Coke Works (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
3. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
4. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
5. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Panel
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial VFW Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
6. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial VFW Bench
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Legion Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
7. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Legion Bench
Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
8. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial
Looking southeast.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,420 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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