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The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey

 
 
The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
1. The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey Marker
Inscription.
This is
the flagpole
of
Plattsburgh Barracks
erected
by
the Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey
under the direction
of
Colonel Horace Jewett
21st Infantry
Commanding
this flagpole was used from
1894 to 1964

 
Location. 44° 41.09′ N, 73° 26.93′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on U.S. Oval. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Afghanistan and Iraq/ Plattsburgh Barracks Monument (about 300 feet away); Troop Barracks (about 400 feet away); Headquarters Plattsburgh Barracks (about 800 feet away); U.S. Fort Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); 24 Pounder Cannon (approx. mile away); War of 1812 Trail (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Categories. MilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey's Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
2. The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey's Flagpole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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