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World War I Memorial

1917 - 1918

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
This memorial grove was dedicated May 27, 1920 in memory of the men of Allegheny County who served in the World War

This tablet was placed Nov. 9, 1930 by Allegheny County Council of the Service Star Legion

"Lest We Forget"

[Plaque affixed to the memorial:]
Memorial Grove Monument
Bronze, stone
1920 (Monument), 1930 (Plaque)

The United States entered the First World War in 1917, and was involved in the conflict for less than two years. During this time, upwards of 60,000 men of Allegheny County served in the Armed Forces. This grove of trees was dedicated to the men, living and dead, who served as veterans in that war, with the tablet being added a decade later.
 
Erected 1930 by Allegheny County Council of the Service Star Legion; City of Pittsburgh.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 40° 26.271′ N, 79° 56.644′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Plaque affixed to the memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
2. Plaque affixed to the memorial
, in Allegheny County. Memorial is on West Circuit Road 0.1 miles south of Schenley Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Westinghouse Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); History / Restoration (about 700 feet away); Schenley Park Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Vittor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Schenley Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Schenley Park Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catahecassa, Blackhoof (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
3. World War I Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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