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McCoy Home

 
 
McCoy Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. McCoy Home Marker
Inscription.
The birthplace of Major General Frank R. McCoy, 1874-1954, graduate of West Point, who took part in Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II. He was also President of the Foreign Policy Association.
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(Memorial Plaque on Building):
Home of
Thomas Franklin McCoy
1819 - 1899
[Breveted?] Captain in the Mexican War,
Brigadier General, Civil War
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Birthplace of his son
Frank Ross McCoy
1874-1954
Major General, U.S. Army, Graduate of West Point
Soldier-Statesman
“A friend of the high and mighty without compromise;
A friend of the poor and lowly without condescension”

 
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 35.887′ N, 77° 34.503′ W. Marker is in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is about 300 feet north of Main Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 N. Main Street, Lewistown PA 17044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
McCoy Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. McCoy Home Marker
Erected 1957 by the Mifflin County Historical Society
distance of this marker. Mifflin County (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Peacock Majors Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Ward Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Mifflin County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Temple Building (about 400 feet away); Wollner Building (about 400 feet away); Coleman House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewistown.
 
Also see . . .  McCoy House. (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
McCoy Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. McCoy Home and Marker
Historical Society Marker on House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
4. Historical Society Marker on House
Attic Fan Window on South Wall of McCoy Home image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
5. Attic Fan Window on South Wall of McCoy Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 814 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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