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Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
1. Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.  Died in Service
[Provides an honor roll of names]
 
Erected by Somerset County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 40° 0.577′ N, 79° 4.701′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Memorial is at the intersection of Center Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 601) and Union Street, on the right when traveling north on Center Avenue. Marker is near the southwest corner of the Somerset County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset PA 15501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somerset County World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Somerset County World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Somerset County (a few steps from this marker); 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Schneider (about 400 feet away, measured
Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
2. Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial
At far left of photo; with WWII Memorial in center, WWI Memorial at right, and China-Burma-India bench in foreground.
in a direct line); Early Bible (about 700 feet away); Edgewood Aerie 1801 F.O.E. World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ankeny Square (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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