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Addison in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Great War

1917 - 1919

 
 
The Great War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 26, 2005
1. The Great War Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor
of those of Somerset
County who served
their Nation and the
cause of World Liberty
in the Great War
and in memory
of those who made the
Supreme Sacrifice
Erected by Great Crossings Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution November 11, 1924
 
Erected 1924 by the Great Crossings Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 39° 44.794′ N, 79° 20.099′ W. Marker is in Addison, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Memorial is on Main Street near 834 Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Addison PA 15411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Petersburg Toll House (a few steps from this marker); Great Crossings (a few steps from this marker); Toll House (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx.
The Great War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 26, 2005
2. The Great War Marker
2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Great Crossings (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 5.3 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named The National Road (approx. 5.3 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Addison.
 
The Great War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 29, 2009
3. The Great War Marker
at the Old Petersburg Toll House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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