Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 28.026′ N, 79° 57.628′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on 40th Street 0.2 miles south of Butler Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located near Arsenal Park behind Arsenal Middle School in the Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnny Unitas (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Safe Haven Denied at Allegheny Arsenal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shannopin Town (approx. ¼ mile away); Stephen C. Foster (approx. ¼ mile away); St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pat the Avenger Returns Fire (approx. half a mile away); Pittsburgh Brewing Company (approx. half a mile away); Allegheny Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . . Allegheny Arsenal Monument. This monument was erected in 1928 to honor the memory of 43 young women buried here, some of the approximately 78 young workers killed at the nearby Allegheny Arsenal by an explosion. The accident of Sept 17, 1862 was the worst industrial accident associated with the Civil War.
Categories. • Military • War, French and Indian • War, US Civil •
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