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Munhall in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Homestead Strike Victims

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Homestead Strike Victims Marker
Inscription. In these two adjoining cemeteries are buried six of the seven Carnegie Steel Company workers killed during the “Battle of Homestead” on July 6, 1892. The graves of Peter Ferris, Henry Striegel, and Thomas Weldon are here in Saint Mary's Cemetery. The remains of John Morris, Joseph Sotak, and Silas Wain lie in Homestead Cemetery. The seventh victim, George Rutter, is buried in Verona.
 
Erected 1993 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 23.862′ N, 79° 54.106′ W. Marker is in Munhall, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of East 22nd Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on East 22nd Street. Click for map. Located in St. Mary's Cemetery across from Homestead Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Homestead PA 15120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carnegie Library of Homestead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frances Perkins (approx. ¾ mile away); Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (approx. ¾ mile
Homestead Strike Victims Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Homestead Strike Victims Marker
away); Bost Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Bost Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Homestead Grays (approx. one mile away); Homestead Strike (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Homestead Strike Victims - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Peter Ferris at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Henry Striegel at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. Thomas Weldon at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 899 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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