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Blair County Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

 
 
Blair County Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
1. Blair County Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
Inscription.  
To honor these citizens of Blair County
who were awarded their nations highest honor
the Congressional Medal of Honor

J. Levi Roush - U.S.A. - Civil War
John Hickman - U.S.N. - Civil War
William P. MacLay - U.S.A. - Phillippine Insurrection
Robert E. Cox - U.S.N. - 1904
Harry R. Harr - KIA - U.S.A. - W.W. II
Robert E. Laws - U.S.A. - W.W. II
William S. Sitman - KIA - U.S.A. - Korea
Glenn H. English Jr. - KIA - U.S.A. - Vietnam
 
Erected 1988 by The Blair County Veterans Council.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 40° 30.84′ N, 78° 24.247′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Memorial is on 11th Avenue west of 14th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1418 11th Avenue, Altoona PA 16601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (here, next to this marker); Veterans Mall
Blair County Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
2. Blair County Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
(here, next to this marker); The Downtown Altoona Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Locomotive 790 Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); The Silver Chief (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA (about 600 feet away); Logan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stars & Stripes Forever (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World II
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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