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Monongahela in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

One Extraordinary Street

The Story of Park Avenue

 
 
One Extraordinary Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. One Extraordinary Street Marker
Inscription. Immigrants from Italy, Central Europe and other regions settled in Monongahela, Pennsylvania. Through hard work, commitment to faith, family and each other, along with an innovative spirit, they built a thriving community of accomplishment in the Park Avenue neighborhood. Along with a Four-Star General and United States Army Chief of Staff, a Hall-of-Fame NFL Quarterback and a National Book Award Winner, the neighborhood is birthplace to everyday heroes as well as persons who achieved national and international success in the areas of medicine, business, education, entertainment, law, sports, the military and entrepeneurship. The story of Park Avenue neighborhood is told in a feature documentary by filmmaker and native, Laura M. Magone.
 
Location. 40° 12.014′ N, 79° 55.362′ W. Marker is in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 88/837) and 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Located next to the "Whiskey Point" marker. Marker is in this post office area: Monongahela PA 15063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whiskey Point (a few steps from this marker); Monongahela
One Extraordinary Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. One Extraordinary Street Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mounds (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. one mile away); Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rabe Manor (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Monongahela.
 
Also see . . .
1. One Extraordinary Street documentary. Duquesne University newsroom website (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Sign highlights Monongahela's 'extraordinary street'. Article from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review August 22, 2010 (Submitted on July 25, 2011, 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 516 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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