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Tyrone in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War I Memorial

1917 - 1918

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the boys of
Tyrone and vicinity
who gave full measure of
devotion to their country
that civilization might
endure

Edward M. Beightol • John H. Bennett • Paul W. Borrows • George Briggs • Francis Diehl • Harry G. Dosler • Richard G. Fisher • John H. Gardner • John C. Gates • Simeon H. Glassco • Achileppe Karansta • Oscar Kennedy • Frank Lodick • Orris W. McNeal • D. Blair Mingle • Charles C. Norman • Donald Richards • John G. Robinson • John J. Sickler • Warren Striver • Nathan C. Woomer
 
Erected 1920 by Howard Gardner Post No. 281, American Legion.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 40° 40.591′ N, 78° 14.369′ W. Marker is in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Memorial is at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 453) and West 14th Street (Pennsylvania Route 453), on the right when traveling north on Lincoln Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tyrone PA 16686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. World War I Memorial
walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Vietnam (here, next to this marker); Tyrone Division of the Pennsylvania System World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Vietnam (within shouting distance of this marker); War on Terror (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tyrone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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