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West York in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1917 1919

 
 
1917   1919 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. 1917 1919 Marker
Inscription.
In honored memory of the men of York County
who at the call of their country entered
the service to fight in the World War
and gave their lives in defense of
liberty, right and justice.
 
Erected 1921 by The York County Agricultural Society.
 
Location. 39° 57.263′ N, 76° 45.276′ W. Marker is in West York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on W. Market Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Wall at Fairground Entrance, York PA 17404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. York Inter-State Fair (a few steps from this marker); 459 West Market Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); 455 West Market Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jacob L. Devers (1887-1979) (approx. 0.9 miles away); J. Allen Baer House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reformed Theological Seminary Site (approx. one mile away); William C. Goodridge, Entrepreneur (approx. one mile away); Phineas Davis (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 935 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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