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World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
1. World War I Memorial
Venango County Courthouse in background
Inscription.  

In Honor of
World War I Veterans

[Photo of troop ship]

In Memory
[Photo of troops in battle]

In Remembrance
[Photo of troops entering "No Man's Land"]

Presented by the
Venango County Historical Society

August 2014
[Photo of French troops in battle]


 
Erected 2014 by the Venango County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 23.854′ N, 79° 49.648′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Pennsylvania, in Venango County. Memorial is at the intersection of Liberty Street (U.S. 62) and 12th Street, on the left when traveling east on Liberty Street. Memorial is on the county courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1168 Liberty Street, Franklin PA 16323, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Venango County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); World War I Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Venango County (within shouting distance of this marker); Venango County Civil War Monument
World War I Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
2. World War I Memorial Panel
(within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Alfred B. McCalmont (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Venango County Vietnam Veterans Honor Roll (about 300 feet away); George Bissell (about 400 feet away); Galena-Signal Oil Company (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
World War I Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
3. World War I Memorial Panel
World War I Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
4. World War I Memorial Panel
World War I Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
5. World War I Memorial Panel
World War I Memorial Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 11, 2019
6. World War I Memorial Doughboy Statue
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 20, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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