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Twenty-Four Residents

 
 
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Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Twenty-Four Residents Marker
Inscription.  Twenty-four residents of Allegheny County lost their lives by the sinking of Graham's Ferry near the site of this bridge on May 12, 1909.
August Wolf • James Cotter Jr • Albert E Graham • Frank Neeld • Emil Yehle • Nicholas A Brucker • Clarence Bistline • Julius Lau • John W Antic • WH Gotheridge • FW Magdefrau • Oscar Rutske • William Davis • Anthony Boll • Eugenio Marzullo • WJ Burke • GH Gingrich • Albert Round • Charles W Coppes • TO Kennedy • HJ Vogeley • George Roberts Jr • Edw H Brunner • JS Thompson
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is May 12, 1909.
 
Location. 40° 28.646′ N, 80° 2.824′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from McKees Rocks Bridge, 0.2 miles south of Ohio River Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 65), on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted on the Northeast bridge column of the McKees Rocks Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McKees Rocks Mound (approx.
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Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Twenty-Four Residents Marker
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0.4 miles away); St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1909 McKee's Rocks Strike (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Memory of John (Jack) Brennan (approx. 0.8 miles away); The McKee Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Presston (approx. 0.9 miles away); Michael A. Musmanno (approx. 1.2 miles away); Saint Mary's World War II Honor Roll (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. McKees Rocks Bridge at Historic Bridges.org. (Submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pittsburgh, PA Ohio River Ferry Boat Accident, May 1909. GenDisasters.com (Submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Twenty-Four Residents Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
3. Twenty-Four Residents Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 28, 2022