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Jenners Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frederick S. Duesenberg

(1878-1932)

 
 
Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
1. Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker
Inscription.  Near this site on July 2, 1932, the builder of Duesenberg luxury automobiles was seriously injured when his supercharged Model J crashed into the mountainside. He died on July 26 at Memorial Hospital of Johnstown.
 
Erected by Western Pennsylvania Region, Antique Automobile Club of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1932.
 
Location. 40° 10.226′ N, 79° 6.595′ W. Marker is in Jenners Township, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Sliding Rock Road, on the right when traveling west on Lincoln Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 655 Lincoln Hwy, Boswell PA 15531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbes Road (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. one mile away); Log Grist Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Highway Attractions (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bullet's Defeat (approx. 6.2 miles away); Quecreek Mine Accident and Rescue
Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
2. Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker
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(approx. 6˝ miles away); Original Course of Forbes Road (approx. 6.7 miles away); Loyalhanning (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jenners Township.
 
Also see . . .  Frederick Samuel Duesenberg at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker Sponsor image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
3. Frederick S. Duesenberg Marker Sponsor
Antique Automobile Club of America
Duryea
Founded Nov. 1935
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 736 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on October 7, 2012. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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