“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Jennerstown in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Frederick S. Duesenberg


Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
1. Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker
Inscription. Near this site on July 2, 1932, the builder of Duesenberg luxury automobiles was seriously injured when his supercharged Model J crashed into the mountainside. He died on July 26 at Memorial Hospital of Johnstown.
Erected by Western Pennsylvania Region, Antique Automobile Club of America.
Location. 40° 10.226′ N, 79° 6.595′ W. Marker is near Jennerstown, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Sliding Rock Road, on the right when traveling west on Lincoln Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jennerstown PA 15547, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. one mile away); Log Grist Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Highway Attractions (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bullet's Defeat (approx. 6.2 miles away); Quecreek Mine Accident and Rescue (approx. 6.5 miles away); Original Course of Forbes Road (approx. 6.7 miles away); Loyalhanning (approx. 7.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jennerstown.
Also see . . .  Frederick Samuel Duesenberg at
Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
2. Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker
(Submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker Sponsor Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
3. Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker Sponsor
Antique Automobile Club of America
Founded Nov. 1935
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 406 times since then. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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