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V.F.W.

 
 
V.F.W. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. V.F.W. Marker
Inscription. The Veterans of Foreign Wars organized September 14-17, 1914, at the former Schenley Hotel near here. Veterans who had served in Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines and China were among its founders.
 
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 26.655′ N, 79° 57.29′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Fifth Avenue. Click for map. Located across Bigelow Blvd from University of Pittsburgh marker. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University of Pittsburgh (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen C. Foster Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Diplodocus carnegii (approx. 0.2 miles away); Victor Herbert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fourth Ward Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Carnegie (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forbes Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barney Dreyfuss (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .  VFW - Veterans of Foreign Wars.
V.F.W. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. V.F.W. Marker
(Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMilitaryWar, Spanish-American
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 4 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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