New Kensington in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1968.
Location. 40° 33.908′ N, 79° 45.982′ W. Marker is in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Street and 4th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 56), on the right when traveling west on 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Kensington PA 15068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Stephanie Kwolek (approx. 0.3 miles away); Willie Thrower (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fannie Sellins (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rachel Carson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Carnegie Hero Fund Commission (approx. 2.1 miles away); Harwick Miners Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Chartier's Old Town (approx. 2.4 miles away); Orr's Block House (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Kensington.
Also see . . .
1. Saigon execution: Murder of a Vietcong by Saigon Police Chief, 1968. Rare Historical Photos (Submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Eddie Adams talks about the Saigon Execution. (Submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.