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Donora in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Loving Memory of the 1948 Smog Disaster Victims

 
 
In Loving Memory of the 1948 Smog Disaster Victims Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 30, 2022
1. In Loving Memory of the 1948 Smog Disaster Victims Marker
Inscription.  
Ivan Ceh • Barbara Chinchar • Taylor Circle • John Cunningham • Clifford DeVore • Bernardo Disanzi • Mike Dorincz • Susan Gnora • William Gardner • Milton E. Hall • Emma Hobbs • Ignace Hollowiti • Ruth Jones • Jeannie Kirkwood • Marcel Kraska • Andrew Odelga • Ida Orr • Steve Faulchak • John Poklemba • Mary Pozik • Thomas Short • Peter Stancovich • Perry Stevens • Sawka Trubolis • Alice Ward • George Weisdock • John West

And the many other lives that were affected by this devastating industrial pollution which became a turning point in national history via "clean air"

 
Erected 2008 by The Smog Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersEnvironment.
 
Location. 40° 10.086′ N, 79° 51.723′ W. Marker is in Donora, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Chestnut Street and McKean Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837), on the left when traveling west on Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Donora PA 15033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cement City (here, next to this marker); Borough of Donora Veteran's War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The 1948 Donora Smog (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stan "The Man" Musial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rabe Manor (approx. one mile away); Christian B. Anfinsen (approx. 1.2 miles away); Webster Honor Roll (approx. 1.4 miles away); M4A3 Combat Full-Tracked 76mm Sherman Tank (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Donora.
 
In Loving Memory of the 1948 Smog Disaster Victims Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 30, 2022
2. In Loving Memory of the 1948 Smog Disaster Victims Marker
Marker is located on the rock to the right of the blue historical marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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