Near Oakmont in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Camp D. D. Gaillard
Erected 1923 by Allegheny County.
Location. 40° 31.275′ N, 79° 48.848′ W. Marker is near Oakmont, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on the Pennsylvania Turnpike at Oakmont Service Plaza (Interstate 76 at milepost 49.3), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. It at the western corner of the restaurant building, facing the turnpike. Marker is in this post office area: Verona PA 15147, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakmont Carnegie Library (approx. 1.5 miles away); Carnegie Hero Fund Commission (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rachel Carson (approx. 2.1 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bouquet Camp (approx. 2.6 miles away).
Regarding Camp D. D. Gaillard.
Also see . . . Photo of Camp Gaillard. This photo on page 50 of the book Oakmont in the “Images of America” series by Vince Gagetta with Paula A. Calabrese, Cheryl Zentgraf, and Gary Rogers. (Submitted on April 4, 2007.)
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,695 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 7, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.