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The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey

 
 
The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
1. The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey Marker
Inscription.
This is
the flagpole
of
Plattsburgh Barracks
erected
by
the Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey
under the direction
of
Colonel Horace Jewett
21st Infantry
Commanding
this flagpole was used from
1894 to 1964

 
Location. 44° 41.09′ N, 73° 26.93′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on U.S. Oval. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Afghanistan and Iraq/ Plattsburgh Barracks Monument (about 300 feet away); Troop Barracks (about 400 feet away); Headquarters Plattsburgh Barracks (about 800 feet away); U.S. Fort Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); 24 Pounder Cannon (approx. mile away); War of 1812 Trail (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Categories. MilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey's Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
2. The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey's Flagpole
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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