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Hellertown in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
1. World War Memorial
Inscription.  

Erected and dedicated
by the
Betsy Ross Club of Hellertown, Pa.,
in honor of who offered
their services and lives
for the cause of humanity in
the World War
1917 — 1918

— Killed in Action —
Edward H. Ackerman • Henry H. Schaeffer
Austin W. Frankenfield • John W. Leary • Howard L. Strohl

— Died in Service —
Titus E. Sloyer • William M. Balliet


 
Erected by the Betsy Ross Club of Hellertown.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 34.966′ N, 75° 20.461′ W. Marker is in Hellertown, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 412) and Chestnut Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Memorial stands in front of Edward H. Ackerman American Legion Post 397. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 935 Main Street, Hellertown PA 18055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
2. World War Memorial
within walking distance of this marker. Detwiller Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Henry Detwiller Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Laubach Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reverend Samuel Hess House (approx. 0.6 miles away); 173 Main Street (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joseph J. Beyer (approx. ¾ mile away); War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Cpl. Charles C. Seifert (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hellertown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hellertown Historical Society Newsletter, February 2019.
See p.6 for a photo of the 1924 memorial dedication
(Submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Hellertown American Legion Post 397. (Submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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