Mt Carmel in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen. James M. Gavin
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 47.915′ N, 76° 24.906′ W. Marker is in Mt Carmel, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of West Avenue (State Highway 54 / 61) and North Maple Street, on the right when traveling east on West Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Carmel PA 17851, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whistler Mother Painting in Bronze (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ashland Boys’ Association (approx. 4.2 miles away); Mahanoy Plane (approx. 9½ miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away); Catawissa Friends Meeting (approx. 10.8 miles away); Tulpehocken Path (approx. 11.7 miles away); Fort McClure (approx. 13.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
Airborne Warfare. An expanded view of General Gavin's popular, and pointed, tactical assessment of airborne operations in modern combat. (Submitted on December 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. General James Gavin. General Gavin grew up in Mt. Carmel to adoptive parents. His military service was closely tied to the evolution of airborne troops during World War II. (Submitted on December 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Gen. James M. Gavin - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. James Gavin at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Additional keywords. mount carmel coal region
Categories. • Heroes • Military • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bill Merlavage of Cumberland, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,423 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bill Merlavage of Cumberland, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.