Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Seventeenth Ward World War Memorial
patriotic service given to their
country by men and women
of the Seventeenth Ward
in the World War 1917·18
Within this stone are imbedded the
names of those who served and
those who made the supreme sacrifice
Chateau-Thierry • Belleau • Thiaucourt
Meuse-Argonne • Somme • St·Mihiel
World War I Memorial
Granite · 1932
Erected to honor those from the Seventeenth Ward who participated in the First World War. The right and left stele are inscribed with the names of battlefields where American soldiers lost their lives. Roush was the architect of the memorial, with Frank Aretz as the sculptor of the central figure and the Donatelli Granite Company of Pittsburgh doing the fabrication.
Erected 1932 by Members of the Seventeenth Ward.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
Location. 40° 25.717′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bedford School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); South Side Market House (about 700 feet away); St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Panhandle Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pittsburgh Glass (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal in Pittsburgh (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oliver Iron and Steel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Immigrant Steel Workers (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 14, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.