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Munhall in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Homestead Strike Victims

 
 
Homestead Strike Victims Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Homestead Strike Victims Marker
Inscription.  In these two adjoining cemeteries are buried six of the seven Carnegie Steel Company workers killed during the “Battle of Homestead” on July 6, 1892. The graves of Peter Ferris, Henry Striegel, and Thomas Weldon are here in Saint Mary's Cemetery. The remains of John Morris, Joseph Sotak, and Silas Wain lie in Homestead Cemetery. The seventh victim, George Rutter, is buried in Verona.
 
Erected 1993 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1900.
 
Location. 40° 23.862′ N, 79° 54.106′ W. Marker is in Munhall, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of East 22nd Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on East 22nd Street. Located in St. Mary's Cemetery across from Homestead Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Homestead PA 15120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carnegie Library of Homestead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team (approx. 0.7 miles away); National Carpatho-Rusyn Cultural and Educational Center (approx. 0.7 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frances Perkins (approx. ¾ mile away); Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (approx. ¾ mile away); Steel on the Move (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munhall.
 
Also see . . .
1. Homestead Strike Victims - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Peter Ferris at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Henry Striegel at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. Thomas Weldon at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Homestead Strike Victims Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Homestead Strike Victims Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,623 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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