Plum in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Camp D. D. Gaillard
Erected 1923 by Allegheny County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 40° 31.275′ N, 79° 48.848′ W. Marker is in Plum, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on the Pennsylvania Turnpike at Oakmont Service Plaza (Interstate 76 at milepost 49.3), on the right when traveling east. It at the western corner of the restaurant building, facing the turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Verona PA 15147, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakmont Carnegie Library (approx. 1˝ miles away); Harwick Miners Memorial Carnegie Hero Fund Commission (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rachel Carson (approx. 2.1 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bouquet Camp (approx. 2.6 miles away); General Matthew B. Ridgway (approx. 2.8 miles away); Eddie Adams (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Regarding Camp D. D. Gaillard. The marker stands where Camp Gaillard once stood.
Also see . . . Photo of Camp Gaillard. This photo on page 50 of the book Oakmont in the “Images of America” series by Vince Gagetta with Paula A. Calabrese, Cheryl Zentgraf, and Gary Rogers. (Submitted on April 4, 2007.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,867 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on February 12, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on March 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 2. submitted on April 7, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. 3. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.