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Kittanning in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of General John Armstrong

 
 
In Memory of General John Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
1. In Memory of General John Armstrong Marker
Inscription.  In memory of General John Armstrong, a Scottish Covenanter and a soldier of the American Revolution. Lieutenant Colonel, 2d. Battalion Provincial troops 1756. Brigadier General Continental Army 1776. Major General Pennsylvania Militia 1778 to close of war. In command of Pennsylvania Militia at Brandywine and Germantown. Died 1795.
 
Erected 1917 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Pennsylvania Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1756.
 
Location. 40° 48.968′ N, 79° 30.983′ W. Marker is in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, in Armstrong County. Marker can be reached from Market Street. Located between entrance doors to Armstrong County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 450 East Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201, Kittanning PA 16201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Armstrong County (a few steps from this marker); Kittanning or Attiqué Indian Town
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Kittanning WW I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armstrong County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kittanning (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Kittanning (approx. half a mile away); Fort Armstrong (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pittsburgh Plate Glass Ford City Works (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kittanning.
 
Also see . . .
1. General John Armstrong. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. John Armstrong, Sr. at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
In Memory of General John Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
2. In Memory of General John Armstrong Marker
Armstrong County Courthouse Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, September 25, 2011
3. Armstrong County Courthouse Historical Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 731 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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