Monongahela in Washington 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: African Americans • Entertainment • Women. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
Location. 40° 12.297′ N, 79° 55.875′ W. Marker is in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) and 7th Street. Located in Chess Park in Monongahela at the gazebo. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monongahela (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Maine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mounds (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. half a mile away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monongahela.
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on Sunday, October 2, 2016
Also see . . . Jackie Ormes. The First African American Woman Cartoonist (Submitted on October 2, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 2, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.