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Grove City in Mercer County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

French "75"

 
 
French "75" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2021
1. French "75" Marker
Inscription.  

In service during the World War

Presented by
the Gen. Hugh Mercer
Chapter D.A.R.
May 30, 1930.


 
Erected 1930 by General Hugh Mercer Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 41° 9.887′ N, 80° 6.192′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Memorial is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 58) west of Barr Avenue, on the left when traveling west. War Memorial is in Grove City Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grove City PA 16127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Grove City Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Rolland E. English (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph D. Monteleone (about 800 feet away); Timeline of Grove City Catholicism (approx. ¾ mile away); Grove City's Volunteer Fire Service
French "75" Marker and War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2021
2. French "75" Marker and War Memorial
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Ruth Daugherty Eccles (approx. 0.9 miles away); Grove City Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
Also see . . .
1. The French 75 Gun: The Secret Cannon Used for Over Half a Century. (Submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Miraculous 75mm Gun. (Submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. US 128th Field Artillery firing French 75-mm guns at Le Cotes de Forimont. (Submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
French "75" Foundry Mark on Barrel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2021
3. French "75" Foundry Mark on Barrel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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