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Near Armagh in Indiana County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John B McCormick

 
 
John B McCormick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 14, 2014
1. John B McCormick Marker
Inscription. Designed the first of the modern mixed-flow type of water turbine, thus making an important contribution to the American industry. Began his experiments in 1868on the water wheel of a sawmill at nearby Armagh. He died near Smicksburg in 1924.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 27.255′ N, 79° 2.352′ W. Marker was near Armagh, Pennsylvania, in Indiana County. Marker was on William Penn Highway (U.S. 22) 0.4 miles west of Indiana Street (Pennsylvania Route 56), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Armagh PA 15920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Malcolm Cowley (approx. 9.4 miles away); Cambria City (approx. 9.8 miles away); Absalom (Albert) Hazlett (approx. 9.9 miles away); A Success Story (approx. 10.5 miles away); Pennsylvania Railroad Stone Bridge (approx. 10.5 miles away); Flood Prevention (approx. 10.5 miles away); Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project (approx. 10.5 miles away); American Red Cross (approx. 10.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
John B McCormick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 14, 2014
2. John B McCormick Marker
Bottom part of marker and post still remain
 
Also see . . .  John B. McCormick at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
John B McCormick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 14, 2014
3. John B McCormick Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 7 times this year. 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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