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Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict

Soldiers of Franklin County

 
 
World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
1. World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict Marker
Inscription.
World War II,     1941-1945

In this war, Franklin County sent into the Armed Forces of the United States approximately 6,460 men and women..

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Korean Conflict,     1950-1953

In this conflict, Franklin County sent into the Armed Forces of the United States approximately 2,510 men and women.

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Vietnam Conflict,     1964-1973

Franklin County sent approximately 3,110 men and women into the Armed Forces of the United States for this conflict.

 
Location. 39° 56.251′ N, 77° 39.681′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 11) and Lincoln Way (U.S. 30), in the median on Main Street. Click for map. The marker is located near Memorial Fountain at the center of Memorial Square. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Maine Memorial (here, next to this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (here, next to this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (a few steps from this marker); French & Indian War – Revolutionary War – War of 1812
Marker in Chambersburg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
2. Marker in Chambersburg
(a few steps from this marker); War Between the States (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (a few steps from this marker); Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker); Finding Your Way (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
3. Memorial Fountain
The World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict marker is located along side this fountain in Memorial Square. The fountain is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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