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James Maitland Stewart

(1908-1997)

 
 
James Maitland Stewart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
1. James Maitland Stewart Marker
Inscription.  Legendary American actor, born and raised in this town. During his long career from 1932-1991, Jimmy Stewart achieved fame on stage, screen, and TV. He won an Academy Award for his role in "The Philadelphia Story." Other films included "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," "It's a Wonderful Life," and "Harvey." He flew 20 combat missions in World War II; rose to Brigadier General in the Air Force Reserve; and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1985.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1985.
 
Location. 40° 37.388′ N, 79° 9.357′ W. Marker is in Indiana, Pennsylvania, in Indiana County. Marker is at the intersection of Philadelphia Street (Pennsylvania Route 954) and North 9th Street, on the right when traveling west on Philadelphia Street. Located at The Jimmy Stewart Museum (Indiana
James Maitland Stewart Marker and Indiana Free Library image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
2. James Maitland Stewart Marker and Indiana Free Library
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Free Library). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 835 Philadelphia Street, Indiana PA 15701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indiana County (within shouting distance of this marker); James S. Nance, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth (approx. ¼ mile away); The Catawba and Kittanning Native American Trails (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); William H. Sylvis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moorhead's Fort (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indiana.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Jimmy Stewart Museum. (Submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. James Maitland Stewart - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on February 28, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 

3. James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
James Maitland Stewart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 21, 2015
3. James Maitland Stewart Marker
Marker was moved from the west side of the Library to the east side in front of the Jimmy Stewart Museum.
Jimmy Stewart Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
4. Jimmy Stewart Statue
On grounds of Indiana County Courthouse
Jimmy Stewart US Air Force image. Click for full size.
By US Air Force photo
5. Jimmy Stewart US Air Force
Jimmy Stewart began flying combat missions on March 31, 1944, and was appointed Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group and, subsequently, Chief of Staff of the 2nd Combat Wing, 2nd Air Division of the 8th Air Force. He ended the war with 20 combat missions and remained in the USAF Reserve where he was later promoted to Brigadier General.
James Maitland Stewart image. Click for full size.
By Studio publicity still
6. James Maitland Stewart
Studio publicity photo of James Stewart.
The Jimmy Stewart Museum Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
7. The Jimmy Stewart Museum Entrance
The Indiana Free Library and The Jimmy Stewart Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
8. The Indiana Free Library and The Jimmy Stewart Museum
Museum is located to right of entrance to library.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 992 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on October 31, 2015, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   5, 6. submitted on June 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7, 8. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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