Near Cherry Tree in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Cpl. Warren J. Shepherd
— Medal of Honor —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Industry & Commerce • War, Spanish-American. A significant historical date for this entry is April 24, 1942.
Location. 40° 44.295′ N, 78° 47.575′ W. Marker is near Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is on Patchin Highway (U.S. 219) 0.1 miles north of Sylvis Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherry Tree PA 15724, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cherry Tree MonumentGeorge Atcheson (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hastings UMWA - District 2 Labor Chautauquas (approx. 6.7 miles away); Dedicated to the 77 Men (approx. 6.8 miles away); John Ludwig Snyder (approx. 7.6 miles away); Last Raft (approx. 8 miles away); Melvin L. Brown (approx. 9.9 miles away); Millstone (approx. 9.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Shepherd, Warren J. Congressional Medal of Honor Society (Submitted on May 2, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
1. The marker is incorrect
CPL Warren J. Shepherd was with D Company, 17th Infantry Regiment, not the "D Company, 7th Infantry" as this marker states. We, the 17th Infantry Regiment Association can provide official documentation if needed to get this corrected.
— Submitted August 26, 2016, by Donald E Shook of New Kensington, PA - Pennsylvania.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.