Lewistown in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The birthplace of Major General Frank R. McCoy, 1874-1954, graduate of West Point, who took part in Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II. He was also President of the Foreign Policy Association.
(Memorial Plaque on Building):
Thomas Franklin McCoy
1819 - 1899
[Breveted?] Captain in the Mexican War,
Brigadier General, Civil War
Birthplace of his son
Frank Ross McCoy
Major General, U.S. Army, Graduate of West Point
“A friend of the high and mighty without compromise;
A friend of the poor and lowly without condescension”
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 35.887′ N, 77° 34.503′ W. Marker is in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is about 300 feet north of Main Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 N. Main Street, Lewistown PA 17044, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Mifflin County (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Peacock Majors Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Ward Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Mifflin County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Temple Building (about 400 feet away); Wollner Building (about 400 feet away); Coleman House (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewistown.
Also see . . . McCoy House. (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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