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Kittanning in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of General John Armstrong

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
1. In Memory of General John Armstrong Marker
Inscription. In memory of General John Armstrong, a Scottish Covenanter and a soldier of the American Revolution. Lieutenant Colonel, 2d. Battalion Provincial troops 1756. Brigadier General Continental Army 1776. Major General Pennsylvania Militia 1778 to close of war. In command of Pennsylvania Militia at Brandywine and Germantown. Died 1795.
 
Erected 1917 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Pennsylvania Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 40° 48.968′ N, 79° 30.983′ W. Marker is in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker can be reached from Market Street. Touch for map. Located between entrance doors to Armstrong County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 450 East Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201, Kittanning PA 16201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Armstrong County (a few steps from this marker); Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kittanning WW I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armstrong County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kittanning
In Memory of General John Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
2. In Memory of General John Armstrong Marker
(approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Kittanning (approx. half a mile away); Fort Armstrong (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kittanning.
 
Also see . . .
1. General John Armstrong. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. John Armstrong, Sr. at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Armstrong County Courthouse Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
3. Armstrong County Courthouse Historical Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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