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Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. World War II Memorial
Inscription.  

In reverent and enduring memory
of all Americans who fought for
a new world of freedom and peace

They counted not their lives
dear unto themselves

 
Erected 1948 by Marine Corps League of Greater Johnstown.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 19.539′ N, 78° 55.193′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Market Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 Main Street, Johnstown PA 15901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Morley's Dog (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Grand Army of the Republic Hall
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
2. World War II Memorial
(about 400 feet away); Joseph Johns (about 400 feet away); Johnstown Veterans and War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
3. World War II Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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