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Parkesburg in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Parkesburg Area Soldiers

World War I

 
 
Parkesburg Area Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., November 11, 2020
1. Parkesburg Area Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
This Monument Was Erected As A Memorial
To The One Hundred Parkesburg Area Soldiers
Who Gallantly Served Their Country
In World War I From 1914 -1918

Built Through Contributions Of Haubert Paul
American Legion Post #431 And The Citizens
Of Parkesburg So Their Names May Live
With Their Valor

Dedicated July 4, 1924

The Original World War I Memorial Name Plaque Was
Relocated To
The Parkesburg Area Memorial Court Yard
At The Keystone Valley Firehouse 329 West First Avenue Parkesburg, PA
2018

 
Erected 1924 by Haubert Paul American Legion Post #431 and the citizens of Parkesburg.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 39° 57.674′ N, 75° 55.059′ W. Marker is in Parkesburg, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Strasburg Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. The marker is on an island at the beginning of Strasburg Avenue.
Parkesburg Area Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., November 11, 2020
2. Parkesburg Area Soldiers Marker
Wider view of area. Strasburg Avenue runs straight toward center rear. Gay Street comes in from lower left. The other street is Main Street.
Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parkesburg PA 19365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1917-1918 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II (approx. 3.1 miles away); Atglen (approx. 3.1 miles away); Atglen Borough Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away); Christiana Riot Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Dr. Charlotte Moore Sitterly (approx. 4.2 miles away); Lynching of Zachariah Walker (approx. 4.6 miles away); Ida Ella Ruth Jones (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Last updated on November 17, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on November 11, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 12, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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