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Pennsylvania Memorial Home

 
 
Pennsylvania Memorial Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Pennsylvania Memorial Home Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1890 by Kate Scott and Annie Wittenmyer of the Woman’s Relief Corps, an advocate for Civil War veterans. It was the first home in the nation to accept not only former soldiers, but also their wives, children, widows, and orphans.
 
Erected 2019 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 41° 9.127′ N, 79° 4.815′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Pennsylvania, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Euclid Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville PA 15825, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis Earle Sandt (approx. ¼ mile away); Elijah Heath (approx. half a mile away); James T. Carroll House and Shop (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brookville YMCA (approx. 0.6 miles away); Richard Arthurs Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Verstine-Sandt Building
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); New Jefferson Hotel & Columbia Theater (approx. 0.6 miles away); Long & Pearsall Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .  Pennsylvania Memorial Home Receives Historical Marker. (Submitted on April 26, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Pennsylvania Memorial Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Pennsylvania Memorial Home Marker
Pennsylvania Memorial Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown
3. Pennsylvania Memorial Home
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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