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Tyrone in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fred Waring

(1900-1984)

 
 
Fred Waring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 9, 2012
1. Fred Waring Marker
Inscription. World-renowned choral arranger and band leader, Waring was born and raised in Tyrone. In 1919, while attending Penn State, he started “Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians,” a popular musical group that entertained for seven decades on stage, screen, radio, and TV.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 40.294′ N, 78° 14.249′ W. Marker is in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of 11th Street (Pennsylvania Route 453) and Pennsylvania Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 11th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tyrone PA 16686, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Roberdeau (approx. 6 miles away); Frankstown Path (approx. 8.8 miles away); Juniata Iron (approx. 8.8 miles away); Hart's Log (approx. 11.1 miles away); Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922 (approx. 12.8 miles away); Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 13.4 miles away); Isaac Charles Mishler (approx. 13.8 miles away); Memorial Projectile (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Fred Waring at FindAGrave.com.
Fred Waring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 9, 2012
2. Fred Waring Marker
(Submitted on February 9, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fred Waring - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 4 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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