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Windber in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Windber War Memorial

Remembrance

 
 
Windber War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
1. Windber War Memorial Marker
Inscription. This hallowed shrine is dedicated in memory of our valiant heroes of all wars In honor of those who died and to those who were willing to die
That this nation under God shall preserve our heritage and guard the faith of those who fought to keep America free
 
Location. 40° 14.151′ N, 78° 49.883′ W. Marker is in Windber, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Graham Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 160) and 14th Street, on the right when traveling west on Graham Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is in Miners Park. Marker is in this post office area: Windber PA 15963, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Windber Strike of 1922-23 (a few steps from this marker); The Coal Miner (within shouting distance of this marker); Windber Area Victims of July 20th 1977 Flood (within shouting distance of this marker); Windber (within shouting distance of this marker); Alan Freed (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Windber Veteran's Park (about 700 feet away); Johnny Weissmuller (approx. 0.2 miles away); Escape of Freedom Seekers Patrick and Abraham (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Windber.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Windber War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
2. Windber War Memorial
Former railroad passenger station in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 603 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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