Jefferson Borough in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
World War I Memorial
This tablet is erected to honor the boys who from this town and community gave their lives and services during the World War ending by Armistice signed November 11th, 1918, 11:00 A. M.
* Horatio Smith
* Edward Swartzbaugh
Ellis H. Baker • Harry B. Baker • Kirkwood A. Baker • Clarence Boyer • Harry A. Brillhart • John F. Brillhart • Charles H. Brodbeck • William F. Brodbeck • Adam R. Case • Nathan J. Copenheaver • Penn P. Copenheaver • Guy F. Crist • Theodore Kessler • Curvin W. Laughman • Clarence Newcomer • William A. Newcomer • John S. Rohrbaugh • Titus C. Rohrbaugh • Rufus E. Snyder • Jacob D. Stauffer • Charles H. Swartzbaugh • Andy L. Trone
“The right is more precious than peace, we shall fight for the things we have always carried nearest our hearts. To such a task we dedicate our lives.”
Location. 39° 49.028′ N, 76° 50.488′ W. Marker is in Jefferson Borough, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Berlin Street (Pennsylvania Route 516) and Hanover Street (Pennsylvania Route 3041) on Berlin Street (Pennsylvania Route 516) Touch for map. in the median on Berlin Street. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Grove PA 17362, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); Jefferson Public Square (a few steps from this marker); York Iron Company Mine (approx. 2.7 miles away); Passenger Pigeon (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Passenger Pigeon (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hanover Junction (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hanover Junction Vital Crossroads (approx. 3.9 miles away); 3-inch Rifles (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Categories. • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2010. This page has been viewed 670 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 8, 2010. 9, 10, 11. submitted on April 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 12, 13, 14. submitted on May 12, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Close-up of artist's signature on the doughboy statue. • Identification of the statue's sculptor. • Identification of the World War I Field Piece. • Can you help?