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Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.
With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to
CW2 Sheldon Schultz
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action
1973

 
Location. 40° 30.539′ N, 78° 23.921′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is on 6th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 764) near 17th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is near the courtyard of Altoona Area High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1415 6th Avenue, Altoona PA 16602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Altoona Area High School Mountain Lion (here, next to this marker); Harold L. Ickes (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Railroad Shops (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scale Test Weight Car (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Posy Gang (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Master Mechanic (approx. 0.3 miles away); PRR Class X29L Steel Boxcar No. 2136 (approx. 0.3 miles away); PRR Class N5 Cabin Car (or Caboose) No. 477577 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sheldon Duane Schultz, US Army. (Submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
The Freedom Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
2. The Freedom Tree and Marker

2. Sheldon Schultz at the Wall. (Submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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