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Veteran's Statue

 
 
Veteran's Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 21, 2022
1. Veteran's Statue Marker
Inscription.  
The Canonsburg Mothers of Democracy commissioned noted sculptor, Giuseppe Moretti, to create this bronze statue of a World War I soldier. The statue was unveiled in 1924 on Memorial Day. Two thousand people attended the dedication including several aged Civil War Veterans. The statue, depicting a victorious soldier, was dedicated to all who served their country in the 3 Wars: Civil, Spanish-American, and World War I.
In memory of Nick Cianelli, Sr.

 
Erected 2021 by Jefferson College Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
 
Location. 40° 15.624′ N, 80° 11.205′ W. Marker is in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on East College Street east of North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 East College Street, Canonsburg PA 15317, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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this marker. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War II (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veteran's Statue (here, next to this marker); Jefferson College (a few steps from this marker); Canonsburg Armory (within shouting distance of this marker); In Commemoration (within shouting distance of this marker); McMillan's Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); John McMillan's Log School (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canonsburg.
 
Veteran's Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 4, 2022
2. Veteran's Statue Marker
Veteran's Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 21, 2022
3. Veteran's Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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