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

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Center plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
1. Center plaque
Located between the two lists of names for World War II killed in action
Inscription.  
This memorial is dedicated to the Altoona service men & women who have paid the ultimate price for our country

[Plaques with names listed under with specific wars mentioned from left to right:]
World War I

Korean War

World War II

World War II

Vietnam War

Iraq/Afghanistan
War

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 31.118′ N, 78° 23.937′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Memorial is at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and 9th Street, on the left when traveling east on Chestnut Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Chestnut Avenue, Altoona PA 16601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Charles Mishler (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Projectile (approx. ¼ mile away); Logan House (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA (approx. 0.3 miles away); PRR Express Refrigerator Car No. 2561
World War I plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
2. World War I plaque
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Juniata Shops (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Altoona (approx. 0.3 miles away); Track Cars (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
Korean War plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
3. Korean War plaque
World War II plaque [left] image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
4. World War II plaque [left]
World War II plaque [right] image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
5. World War II plaque [right]
Altoona Killed in Action Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
6. Altoona Killed in Action Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 21, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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