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Near Penfield in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

WWII Tragedy

 
 
WWII Tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 7, 2021
1. WWII Tragedy Marker
Inscription.  
Site of explosion in 1942 at Rochester Fireworks Co. War products produced here. Twelve employees perished in service to their country.
 
Erected by Town of Perinton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWar, World II.
 
Location. 43° 6.654′ N, 77° 27.945′ W. Marker is near Penfield, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Whitney Road West 0.1 miles north of Baird Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Penfield NY 14526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baird Road (approx. half a mile away); Power House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ontario Drill Works (approx. 0.7 miles away); Worthing Homestead (approx. ¾ mile away); Town of Perinton (approx. ¾ mile away); D. Marsh Field (approx. ¾ mile away); New York State Canals (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lincoln Mills (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Fireworks Tragedy. (Submitted on February 7, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Marker erected on Anniversary of Tragedy
WWII Tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 7, 2021
2. WWII Tragedy Marker
. (Submitted on February 7, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
WWII Tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. WWII Tragedy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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