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West Mifflin in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Andrew Stephen McSwigan

 
 
Andrew Stephen McSwigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
1. Andrew Stephen McSwigan Marker
Inscription. Newspaper reporter who won preeminent distinction at the Johnstown Flood; Knight of Columbus Secretary with Croix de Guerre in World War; a devoted servant of his church, city, state and country; national leader in making the park business respected and four times President of the National Association of Amusement Parks, which reveres his memory in erecting this tablet.
 
Erected by National Association of Amusement Parks.
 
Location. 40° 23.246′ N, 79° 51.864′ W. Marker is in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Kennywood Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Kennywood, an amusement park operating seasonally since 1898. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin PA 15122, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Was Here (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pagoda (within shouting distance of this marker); The Windmill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Noah's Ark (about 400 feet away); Auto Race (about 400 feet away); Laffin' Sal
Andrew Stephen McSwigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
2. Andrew Stephen McSwigan Marker
Marker on stone at left; carousel in background.
(about 400 feet away); Miniature Railroad (about 400 feet away); The Kenny Fountain (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Mifflin.
 
Also see . . .
1. International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions - History. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Kennywood. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Kennywood - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. DisastersEntertainmentFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, World I
 
Andrew Stephen McSwigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
3. Andrew Stephen McSwigan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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