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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Allegheny County, PA (553) Armstrong County, PA (23) Beaver County, PA (217) Butler County, PA (52) Washington County, PA (343) Westmoreland County, PA (133)  AlleghenyCounty(553) Allegheny County (553)  ArmstrongCounty(23) Armstrong County (23)  BeaverCounty(217) Beaver County (217)  ButlerCounty(52) Butler County (52)  WashingtonCounty(343) Washington County (343)  WestmorelandCounty(133) Westmoreland County (133)
Pittsburgh is the county seat for Allegheny County
Adjacent to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
      Armstrong County (23)  
      Beaver County (217)  
      Butler County (52)  
      Washington County (343)  
      Westmoreland County (133)  
 
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1Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Allegheny West — Emmanuel Episcopal Church — National Historic Landmark —
On Allegheny Avenue at West North Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Allegheny Avenue.
Has Been Designated A National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. Henry Hobson Richardson, one of America's premier architects, designed this church (1884). . . . Map (db m176700) HM
2Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Allegheny West — Peter C. Reiners Soldiers' Monument
On West North Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Massillon Stone 1871 Erected on nearby Monument Hill, the original monument was an elaborate structure, with multiple life-size figures, bas-reliefs, commemorative panels, and a staircase leading to a balcony of stone forty feet above the . . . Map (db m176894) WM
3Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Avalon — Davis Island Lock and Dam
On Ohio River Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 65), on the right when traveling south.
Below this bridge was the first lock and dam built (1878-1885) on the Ohio River. This was the world's largest movable dam yet constructed, and included the world's first rolling lock gate and widest lock chamber. Built and operated by the United . . . Map (db m40201) HM
4Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Avalon — Greenstone United Methodist Church — Historic Landmark —
Near California Avenue at North Home Avenue.
Greenstone United Methodist Church 1906Map (db m97624) HM
5Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Baldwin — Pittsburgh's Lost Cyclist — Three Rivers Heritage Trail
On Three Rivers Heritage Trail, 2.5 miles south of Hot Metal Bridge, on the left when traveling south.
Frank George Lenz (1867-1894) was a celebrated cyclist and photographer from Pittsburgh, widely admired for his audacity and ingenuity, and well loved for his warmth and charm. On May 15, 1892, thronged by an adoring public, he left his . . . Map (db m174373) HM
6Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Beechview — This is the Steepest Street in the Continental United States — Canton Avenue
On Canton Avenue at Coast Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Canton Avenue.
Pittsburgh is famous for its steel producing heritage; it's infamous for its hills. Beechview is not for the faint of heart, but that's part of its charm. You don't just stroll through this neighborhood. You have to conquer it. Canton Avenue . . . Map (db m163536) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Bell Acres — Depreciation Lands Survey — Historical Landmark
On Turkey Foot Road, 0.2 miles west of Beadnell Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Depreciation Lands Survey of 1785 North/South dividing line Daniel Leet & Nathaniel BreadingMap (db m185583) HM
8Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Ben Avon — Dickson Log House
On Western Avenue at Forest Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Western Avenue.
Built circa 1797 by Ben Avon's First Family. Reconstructed in 1984 using the original logs.Map (db m162498) HM
9Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Ben Avon — The Dickson Log House
Near Western Avenue at Forest Avenue.
The Dickson Log House is a well-preserved example of a late 18th-century log dwelling. It represents a common structure on the frontier of Pennsylvania in the 1790s, and is one of only a few such buildings preserved in the area north of the Ohio . . . Map (db m60570) HM
10Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Bethel Park — 58 — Bethel Presbyterian Church — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
On Bethel Church Road east of Marshall Road, on the right when traveling east.
Founded 1776, in the Old Stone Manse in South Park, by Reverend John McMillan, pioneer minister and educator. It is the mother of five nearby churches and has given its name to the community. In the cemetery, 14 Revolutionary War soldiers from this . . . Map (db m122311) HM
11Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Braddock — Braddock Carnegie Library — Historic Landmark —
On Library Street at Maple Way when traveling south on Library Street.
Braddock Carnegie Library has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance In commemorating the history of the United States of America Built in 1888-1889 and dedicated March 30, . . . Map (db m99024) HM
12Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Braddock — The Great Steel Strike of 1919
On Braddock Avenue at 11th Street, on the right when traveling east on Braddock Avenue.
In the largest work stoppage to that date, over 350,000 U.S. workers went off the job. Reverend Adalbert Kazincy, pastor of Saint Michael's here, championed the strikers and provided the church as a meeting place. The strike failed after 15 weeks.Map (db m47044) HM
13Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Bradford Woods — Borough of Bradford Woods — May 3, 1915
On Wexford Run Road at Bradford Road, on the right when traveling south on Wexford Run Road.
Named for landowner Thomas Bradford. Bradford Woods was first settled along the Harmony Trolley Line as a summer retreat in the fresh country air. It was Incorporated so that a school could be established for the children of the community.Map (db m103658) HM
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14Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Bridgeville — Bridgeville Railroad Depot — Historic Landmark
On Railroad Street.
Bridgeville Public Library, Built c.1870 as Bridgeville Railroad DepotMap (db m160846) HM
15Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
Near Morgan Road, 0.3 miles west of Morganza Road (County Route 1009), on the right when traveling west.
In memory of all who have served our nationMap (db m198541) WM
16Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Carnegie — Honus Wagner — (1874-1955)
On Mansfield Boulevard at Chartiers Street, on the right when traveling east on Mansfield Boulevard.
The "Flying Dutchman" was hailed as baseball's greatest shortstop and one of its finest all-around players. A lifelong Carnegie resident, born to German immigrants. Played for Louisville Colonels, 1897-1899, and the Pittsburgh Pirates from . . . Map (db m40682) HM
17Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Churchill — 59 — Beulah Chapel — Erected in 1837 — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site —
Near McCrady Road at Beulah Road (Pennsylvania Route 130).
This historic chapel, a landmark in the Pittsburgh area since 1837, is the third building occupied by the congregation of the Beulah Presbyterian Church, which was organized in 1784. Preceeded by two log buildings, the chapel is built of bricks made . . . Map (db m122316) HM
18Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Clairton — Memory Lane — Instituted Oct. 1944
Near Freemont Street at Huffman Drive, on the left when traveling west.
By Clairton Chapter Blue Star Mothers of America to commemorate the lives and services of our sons who fought and died for their country.Map (db m205443) WM
19Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Clairton — Veterans Memorial
Near Freemont Street at Huffman Drive, on the left when traveling west.
Designed and erected by THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF CLAIRTON in honor of those of our community who served our country in times of warMap (db m205418) WM
20Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Clairton — Veterans Memorial
On Ravensburg Boulevard, 0.6 miles south of Clairton Road (Pennsylvania Route 885), on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the Citizens of Clairton who served our country with dignity and honor A tribute to those who made the supreme sacrifice in the name of God and country (Left Panel): Americo Agostini • Horace Alford • L. . . . Map (db m205450) WM
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21Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Clairton — Veterans Memorial — July 4, 1976
On St. Clair Avenue at 7th Street, on the left when traveling west on St. Clair Avenue.
(Title is Text)Map (db m205534) WM
22Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Clairton — World War II Memorial
Near Freemont Street at Huffman Drive, on the left when traveling west.
City of Clairton First Ward in honor of the men and women serving our country World War IIMap (db m205441) WM
23Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Collier Township — Neville House
On Washington Pike (Pennsylvania Route 50) 0.1 miles south of Thoms Run Road, on the right when traveling south.
Known as Woodville. Built 1785 by General John Neville; later occupied by his son, Colonel Presley Neville. Refuge of General Neville's family when some Whiskey Rebels burned his home at Bower Hill, July 17, 1794.Map (db m40979) HM
24Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Collier Township — Walker-Ewing Log House — Historic Landmark
Near Noblestown Road, 0.1 miles east of Pinkerton Run Road.
Built c. 1795Map (db m70113) HM
25Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Collier Township — William T. Kerr — (1868-1953)
On Noblestown Road (Pennsylvania Route 3048) at Columbia Street, on the right when traveling east on Noblestown Road.
Known as “The Father of Flag Day,” he founded the American Flag Day Association and served as its president for fifty years. President Truman signed the Act of Congress that officially designated June 14 as Flag Day, with Kerr at his . . . Map (db m40980) HM
26Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Coraopolis — Fort Vance
On State Avenue at School Street on State Avenue.
Near this site stood Fort Vance, a settlers fort built during the French and Indian War era by Revolutionary War Captain Robert Vance. Robert Vance was a member of the Virginia Regiment of the Colonial Army, under the command of George Washington, . . . Map (db m93567) HM
27Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Coraopolis — Vance Fort
Near Fifth Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 51) 0.1 miles south of Mill Street, on the right when traveling south. Reported missing.
Near the corner of Second Avenue and Chestnut Street there was erected, about 1776, by Captain Robert Vance of Virginia. Pioneer settler on this site, a stockade known as Montour Bottoms or Vance Fort This stockade was manned by Washington . . . Map (db m60831) HM
28Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Crafton — Hand's Hospital
On West Steuben Street (Pennsylvania Route 60) at South Linden Avenue, on the right on West Steuben Street.
On this site was located the isolation hospital erected in 1777 by General Edward Hand to care for troops at Fort Pitt. Blockhouses protected the original two-story log structure.Map (db m40394) HM
29Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Crescent Township — Allegheny County
On Front Street at Ferry Street, on the right when traveling west on Front Street.
'Place of Beginning' at which the county survey commenced junction of Flaugherty Run and Ohio River created from Washington and Westmoreland counties. Approved by the General Assembly Sept. 24, 1788 Dedicated Sept. 24, 1988. Map (db m80705) HM
30Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Crescent Township — Shousetown Boatyard
On McGovern Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 51) at Riverview Road, on the right when traveling west on McGovern Boulevard.
Founder Peter Shouse, built "Kentuckian," its first steamboat, in 1829. Sold 1837 to E. & N. Porter. By 1866 over 80 steamboats had been launched. The last was the 1727-ton "Great Republic," famed on the Mississippi River for its size and elegance.Map (db m201462) HM
31Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Crescent Township — Shousetown Cemetery Memorial
Near Main Street at Shousetown Bridge.
Dedicated in memory of the following people who are buried within the gates of this cemetery Ross Carter Rosie Cotter Margaret Cotter ------------ Matilda Eberly Isabela Eberly ------------ John Harris Joseph M. Harris Margaret C. . . . Map (db m80709) HM
32Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Dormont — Borough of Dormont Pool — Historic Landmark —
Borough of Dormont Pool 1920Map (db m72864) HM
33Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Dormont — Veterans Memorial — "Lest We Forget"
On Liberty Avenue (Bypass U.S. 19) west of Hillsdale Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated To The Memory Of the Boys from Dormont, Pa. who made the supreme sacrifice fighting for the cause of liberty in the World War 1917 1918 —————————— Re-dedicated to the Veterans of All Wars by McCormick-Dorman Post . . . Map (db m181863) WM
34Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Duquesne — Duquesne Steel Works
On Grant Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Duquesne Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837), on the right when traveling east.
Plant here began in 1886. Acquired by Andrew Carnegie in 1890, then by United States Steel in 1901. Workers here implemented advances in rolling mill and blast furnace processes before 1914; in pollution control, 1953. At peak of operations they . . . Map (db m45001) HM
35Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, East Pittsburgh — George Westinghouse
On Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) 0.1 miles south of Center Street, on the right when traveling east.
Inventor of air brake and some 400 other devices. Developed AC transmission of electric current. Spent creative years in Pittsburgh and founded the industry which bears his name.Map (db m40648) HM
36Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Edgewood — Jane Grey Swisshelm
On Braddock Avenue at Greendale Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Braddock Avenue.
Renowned editor, abolitionist, Civil War nurse, advocate of women's rights and temperance. Also author of "Half a Century, 1815-1865." Born Jane Grey Cannon at Pittsburgh December 6, 1815; died in old homestead on this site on July 22, 1884.Map (db m45002) HM
37Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Edgeworth — Ethelbert Nevin
On Ohio River Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 65) at Edgeworth Lane, on the right when traveling north on Ohio River Boulevard.
Composer of "Narcissus," "The Rosary," and other well-known musical works, was born November 25, 1862, at Vineacre, a property adjoining the far end of this street. Died February 17, 1901, at New Haven, Connecticut.Map (db m39943) HM
38Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Edgeworth — Shields Presbyterian Church — Historic Landmark —
Near Church Lane at Oliver Road.
Shields Presbyterian Church J.W. Kerr, Architect 1868-69Map (db m78419) HM
39Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Elizabeth — Elizabeth
On Hayden Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 51), on the right when traveling north.
Here were the boatyards of John and Samuel Walker, a major center for building boats for western waters. A ship launched in 1793 at these yards reached Philadelphia via New Orleans.Map (db m41772) HM
40Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Elizabeth — Elizabeth Township Honor Roll — Dist. No. 9
On Graham Avenue north of Oxford Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
A tribute to our men and women of our community who served their country WORLD WAR I 1914 • 1918 Barton, Hobart, Sr. • Brown, Jack • Brown, Thomas • ☆ Burke, Charles • Burke, William • Butcher George • Cavanaugh, . . . Map (db m205558) WM
41Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Elizabeth — The Old Graveyard
On Bayard Street at 4th Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Bayard Street.
Elizabeth's first burying ground dates back to the laying out of the town in 1787. Though few markers remain, the people of Elizabeth wish to pay tribute to the past and to those who helped make their home what it is todayMap (db m205552) HM
42Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Elizabeth — Walker House — 1844
On South 3rd Avenue south of Ekin Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Historic LANDMARK Walker House 1844 Pittsburgh History & Landmarks FoundationMap (db m205554) HM
43Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Elizabeth Township — George Adam Weddell — (1712-1796)
On Douglas Run Road at Round Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Douglas Run Road.
This pioneer settler of Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County, arrived in Philadelphia from Rotterdam aboard the ship Mortonhouse in 1729. He and his wife Mary lived for a time near Hagerstown, Maryland and after the Braddock and Forbes . . . Map (db m63078) HM
44Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Elizabeth Township — Mustard Veterans Honor Roll
On Douglas Run Road, on the left when traveling south.
Honor Roll Erected as a lasting tribute to the men of the community of Victory who served their country in World Wars I and IIMap (db m160339) WM
45Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Ella Hollow — Ella Hollow Honor Roll
On Rainbow Run Road, on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated To Those Who Served Our Country Faithfully World War 1 Benedict Ernest • Davies Enny • Davies Dave • Davies John • Grilli Peter • Halechko Nick • Holdi Mike • Holdi John • Kozenski Charles • Maines William • . . . Map (db m204659) WM
46Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Emsworth — Kenny Memorial Field Flagpole
On Memorial Drive at Ohio River Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 65), on the right when traveling north on Memorial Drive.
Dedicated as a lasting tribute to those who with unselfish devotion served the flag of our country which under God is the protector of all seekers of freedom.Map (db m140183) WM
47Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Emsworth — Lance Corporal Patrick B. Kenny
A son, a brother, a young man from Emsworth, but most of all a hero who gave his life in the protection of those he left behind. God bless you Patrick and SEMPER FIDELIS.Map (db m140165) WM
48Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Etna — All Saints Church — Historic Landmark —
Near Wilson Street, 0.1 miles east of Wendelin Street, on the right when traveling east.
All Saints Church John Theodore Comes, architect 1914 Map (db m82015) HM
49Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Forest Hills — Pioneer Short-Wave Station
On Barclay Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Perry Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
On this site in 1923, Westinghouse opened a special radio facility to experiment with long-distance transmissions. Led by Frank Conrad, engineers here demonstrated the vital role of high-frequency short waves in sending broadcasts around the world.Map (db m40901) HM
50Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Forest Hills — Pittsburgh
On Ardmore Boulevard (U.S. 30) 0.1 miles west of Braddock Road, on the right when traveling west.
Gateway to the West and steel center of the world. Named for William Pitt by General Forbes after the fall of French Fort Duquesne in 1758. Laid out as a town by John Campbell in 1764. Incorporated as a city, 1816.Map (db m75099) HM
51Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Forest Hills — Westinghouse Atom Smasher
On F Avenue at Avenue D, on the right when traveling east on F Avenue.
The world’s 1st industrial Van de Graaff generator was created by Westinghouse Research Labs in 1937 as an early experiment with atomic energy. The 5-story pear-shaped structure is located here. The company remained active in establishing US . . . Map (db m47038) HM
52Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Forward Township — Monongahela River Navigation System
On Bunola River Road at Entrance to Lock & Dam #3, on the right when traveling west on Bunola River Road.
One of the nation's earliest and most successful river navigation systems, its series of locks and dams, begun in 1838, has provided year-round navigation between Pittsburgh and Fairmont, West Virginia. Millions of tons of coal shipped through the . . . Map (db m56942) HM
53Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Franklin Park — Kuskusky Path
On Brandt School Road, on the right when traveling south.
Hunters, traders, warriors, militia, war captives, and diplomats all used this early Native American path, which passed this location, for most of the 1700s as part of a regional network of trails. It provided a direct route between Fort . . . Map (db m40355) HM
54Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Franklin Park — Stone Mansion — (1935)
Near Wexford Bayne Road at Stone Mansion Drive, on the right when traveling west.
Built by Robert G. Woodside (1876-1964) to resemble his father's ancestral Irish cottage. Woodside was an attorney, decorated war veteran, founder of the VFW, co-chair of American Battle Monuments Commission, Allegheny Co. Sheriff & Controller. . . . Map (db m78052) HM
55Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Franklin Park — Stone Mansion — (1935)
Near Wexford Bayne Road at Stone Mansion Drive, on the right when traveling west.
Home of Robert G. Woodside (1876-1964). Decorated war veteran, attorney, American Battle Monuments Commission, founder of VFW, Allegheny Co. Sheriff & Controller. Awarded Medal of Freedom by Pres. Eisenhower in 1954.Map (db m78055) HM
56Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Franklin Park — Trinity German Evangelical Lutheran Church — Historic Landmark —
Near Brandt School Road, 0.2 miles north of Wexford Run Road, on the right when traveling south.
Trinity German Evangelical Lutheran Church Built 1868Map (db m65236) HM
57Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Glen Osborne — Count Noble / Mildmay Park Beauty
On Beaver Street, on the right when traveling east.
Side A Count Noble Across this lawn frolicked Count Noble (1879-1891). He has been called the greatest dog that ever lived. Count Noble sired generations of field and show champion English Setters and is a pillar of the breed in . . . Map (db m96077) HM
58Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Glenfield — Glenfield War Memorial
Near East Beaver Street at Glenfield Street, on the right when traveling east.
World War I World War II Korean Conflict Vietnam Era Map (db m92479) WM
59Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Harmar Township — Allegheny Valley Coal Miners Memorial
On Poplar Alley at Freeport Road, on the right when traveling north on Poplar Alley.
We Honor - Brothers, fathers, husbands, uncles, and sons who worked in the coal mines now diminished, descending into darkness and danger known to few others to simply support self and family. - The hundreds tragically killed in the . . . Map (db m197590) HM
60Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Harrison Township — Burtner House — Historic Landmark
Near Burtner Road, 0.1 miles east of Allegheny Valley Expressway (Pennsylvania Route 28).
Built 1821Map (db m74890) HM
61Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Heidelberg — Heidelberg Raceway and Sports Arena
On Washington Pike (Pennsylvania Route 50) at Greentree Road, on the right when traveling south on Washington Pike.
Opened in 1948, this former Pittsburgh Racing Association racetrack was the site of the 1956 final performance of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus under the Big Top. Rising railroad costs, changing technology, labor troubles, space . . . Map (db m57519) HM
62Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Heidelberg — Old Saint Luke's Church
On Old Washington Pike at Church Street, on the right when traveling south on Old Washington Pike.
Oldest Episcopal Church in southwestern Pennsylvania, founded after the French and Indian War by veteran Major William Lea on his land grant. Francis Reno was the first vicar. Church members included General John Neville, the unpopular tax collector . . . Map (db m40978) HM
63Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — 1892 Homestead Strike Memorial
On West 8th Street (Pennsylvania Route 837) at Homestead Grays Bridge, on the right when traveling west on West 8th Street.
Erected by the members of the Steel Worker Organizing Committee Local Unions in memory of the iron and steel workers who were killed in Homestead, PA., on July 6, 1892, while striking against the Carnegie Steel Company in defense of their American . . . Map (db m156112) HM
64Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Bost Building
On 8th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837) 0.2 miles east of McClure Street, on the right when traveling west.
Completed, early 1892. Through that summer, it was headquarters for the strike committee of the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers. Telegraph lines installed here transmitted the news from journalists who were covering the Homestead . . . Map (db m44871) HM
65Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Bost Building — Has Been Designated A — National Historic Landmark —
Near 8th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837) 0.2 miles east of McClure Steet.
This building possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. This was the headquarters of the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steelworkers at the time of the Homestead Strike. It is one of the . . . Map (db m44873) HM
66Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Chiodo's Tavern — Spirit of Homestead
On West 8th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837) at Homestead Grays Bridge on West 8th Avenue.
Standing at the foot of the Homestead Grays Bridge, Chiodo's Tavern embodied the spirit of Homestead and the Steel Valley. Originally the Trautman Hotel, the building housed a restaurant and bar for over 105 continuous years. The longest . . . Map (db m156111) HM
67Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Frances Perkins
On Amity Street near 9th Street, on the right when traveling south.
United States Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945. Visited Homestead July 1933 to discuss New Deal policy. Local authorities barred her from meeting with aggrieved steelworkers in nearby Frick Park. Undeterred, she moved the assembly to federal property . . . Map (db m44867) HM
68Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Mary Harris "Mother" Jones
On Amity Street near 9th Street.
Labor leader, workers' advocate. Arrested and jailed in Homestead for speaking to striking steelworkers, 1919. When a judge asked who gave her a permit to speak publicly, she replied, "Patrick Henry. Thomas Jefferson. John Adams!"Map (db m44869) HM
69Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Steel on the Move — The Ingot Buggy
On West Street at West 8th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837), on the right when traveling south on West Street.
This ingot buggy holding two ingot molds stands as a symbol of the massive Homestead Steel Works—the mill that dominated the landscape and economy of this area from the completion in 1881 until it shut down in 1986. After steel was . . . Map (db m156115) HM
70Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — The Homestead Grays
On Amity Street, on the right when traveling north.
Legendary baseball team that dominated the Negro Baseball Leagues during the first half of the 20th century. Founded by steelworkers in 1900, the Grays inspired African Americans locally and across the nation. Led by Cumberland Posey Jr., they won . . . Map (db m40890) HM
71Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Veterans Memorial
On East 10th Avenue just east of Amity Street, on the right when traveling east.
To those who servedMap (db m156109) WM
72Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — World War I Memorial
On East 8th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 837) at Homestead Grays Bridge, on the right when traveling west on East 8th Avenue.
Dedicated to the patriots of the Homestead District who served in the World War 1917 - 1919Map (db m156113) WM
73Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — World War II Memorial
On East 8th Avenue at Homestead Grays Bridge, on the right when traveling west on East 8th Avenue.
In honor of the fighting men of World War II Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 373 Homestead PA Incorporated March 28, 1920 Dedicated Memorial Day 2002 Map (db m156114) HM WM
74Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homewood — Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church — Ralph A. Cram 1928-30 — Historic Landmark —
On Lang Avenue at Kelly Street, on the left when traveling south on Lang Avenue.
[Title is text]Map (db m181923) HM
75Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Jefferson Hills — Honor Roll
On State Street north of Decker Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
A Permanent record and tribute to "Our Boys" of Elrama and Floreffe who answered the call of our country in the World War. 1914 - 1918 F. Withers • P. I. Smith • Arthur Flynn • Arnold Keegle • Wm. Roy Bressler • Eugine McDermott . . . Map (db m206854) WM
76Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Jefferson Hills — Lest We Forget
On State Street just north of Decker Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
In honor of those who served Floreffe PA. in the Vietnam War ☆ Robert Guy Brown ☆ • ☆ James C. Dewar ☆ • Leo A. Stanton • Paul E. Stanton • Michael R. Stanton • Terry L. Stanton • Raymond F. Girman • . . . Map (db m206674) WM
77Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Jefferson Hills — Lest We Forget
On State Street north of Decker Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
In honor of those who served Floreffe Pa. in the Korean War John Moresea • Raymond C. Biddle Sr. • Grant E. Fleegle • Regis S. Lantz • Fredrick L. King Jr. • ☆ Charles Delafield ☆ • Ralph Heckman • Thomas . . . Map (db m206735) WM
78Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Jefferson Hills — These We Honor — 1941 • 1945
On State Street north of Decker Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Barton, Glenn Jr. • Barton, James L. Jr. • Barton, Joseph F. • Barrow, Robert E. • Bavin, Frank • Bendel, Calvin C. • Bendel, Charles E. • Bendel, David O. • Bendel, Henry L. • ☆ Bendel, Jacob • Bendel, Joseph • Bendel, Richard . . . Map (db m207016) WM
79Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Jefferson Hills — Yohogania Courthouse
On 5th Street (Pennsylvania Route 837) 0.3 miles east of Glass House Road, on the right when traveling east.
Governmental and judicial center for Yohogania, a county erected by Virginia in asserting its claim to western Pennsylvania from 1777 to 1780. The site is on the hilltop opposite.Map (db m44986) HM
80Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Leet Township — D.T. Watson Home for Crippled Children
On Camp Meeting Road, 0.1 miles north of Pilgrim Drive, on the right when traveling south.
Founded here in 1917 at Sunny Hill, the former home of David and Margaret Watson, it began as a residential school for disabled children. In 1952, Dr. Jonas Salk, assisted by medical director Dr. Jessie Wright, began the first human testing of his . . . Map (db m129888) HM
81Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Leetsdale — Leetsdale Veterans Memorial
Near Ferry Street at Broad Street, on the right when traveling east.
To the men and women of Leetsdale who helped preserve the freedoms of humanity for all ages to come.Map (db m63501) WM
82Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Marshall Township — Elias Fry Barn
Near Antler Point Drive, 0.2 miles south of Knob Road.
Pennsylvania bank barn named after Philip Elias Fry (1868-1946), a highly skilled carpenter who built many barns in Marshall Township. Donated by Claude and James Herbert and moved to this site in 1992 from Adoph and Bertha's Frye's former farm on . . . Map (db m87213) HM
83Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McCandless Township — E.V. Babcock-The Father of Allegheny County Parks / Creation - Ecology - Culture
Near Pearce Mill Road.
Side A E.V. Babcock - The Father of Allegheny County Parks We have E.V. Babcock to thank for starting Allegheny County's remarkable park system. Edward Vose Babcock (1864-1948) was born and raised on a farm near Fulton, New York. He . . . Map (db m114185) HM
84Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKees Rocks — McKees Rocks Mound
Near Sproul Street, 0.1 miles east of Shingiss Street.
Largest Native American burial mound in Western Pennsylvania (16 feet high & 85 feet wide). It was hand-built by the Adena people between 200 BC and 100 AD and later used by the Hopewell people. Late 19th century excavations uncovered 33 skeletons . . . Map (db m40899) HM
85Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKees Rocks — Saint Mary's Parish World War II Memorial
On St John Street at Church Avenue, on the left when traveling north on St John Street.
The names of the heroic men and women of this parish who served in the armed forces of our country during World War II are indelibly inscribed on this tablet Those killed in combat abroad Akanowicz, Edward A. • Banczak, Walter J. • . . . Map (db m177516) WM
86Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKees Rocks — Saint Mary's World War II Honor Roll
On St. John Street at Church Avenue, on the left when traveling north on St. John Street.
Adamson, Robert E. • Amon, Regis G. • Amon, Vincent • Andrews, Albert E. • Arch, John Francis • Arch, Joseph Paul • Arch, Robert Regis • Ardinger, Harry • Arlet, George W. • Artinger, Charles M. • Artinger, Frank R. • Artinger, . . . Map (db m178816) WM
87Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKees Rocks — St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church — Historic Landmark —
On Ella Street at Helen Street, on the left when traveling west on Ella Street.
St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1922 Carlton Strong, architectMap (db m82111) HM
88Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKees Rocks — The McKee Mansion
On West Carson Street, 0.1 miles north of Chartiers Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
At this site on October Twentieth, 1770, George Washington dined at the home of Alexander McKee.Map (db m87212) HM
89Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKeesport — David McKee — 1710-1795
On Arboretum Drive east of Eden Park Boulevard.
From whom McKeesport derives its name, first permanent white settler at the forks of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers in 1755. The Colonial Government granted to him exclusive right of ferrage over these rivers April 3, 1769, called . . . Map (db m29962) HM
90Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKeesport — Helen Richey — (1909-1947)
On Eden Park Boulevard, 0 miles north of Tulip Drive, on the right when traveling south.
In 1934 this McKeesport native became the 1st woman to pilot a commercial airliner. Discriminated against because she was a woman, she resigned within a year and went on to become the 1st woman licensed instructor by the Civil Aeronautics . . . Map (db m47040) HM
91Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKeesport — Kennedy-Nixon Taft-Hartley Debate
On 5th Avenue at Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 148), on the right when traveling east on 5th Avenue.
On April 21, 1947, John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon debated the Taft-Hartley Labor-Management Relations Act at the Penn-McKee Hotel. The first debate between the two House Labor Committee members was a precursor to the iconic Kennedy-Nixon . . . Map (db m54922) HM
92Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKeesport — National Tube Works
On Lysle Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 148) 0.2 miles west of Coursin Street, on the right when traveling west.
Incorporated 1869, the works began production here, 1872. By 1901, when it became a subsidiary of United States Steel, this was the world's largest pipe producer. Major advances in inspection techniques originated here. Plant operations ceased in . . . Map (db m47041) HM
93Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, McKeesport — Queen Aliquippa
Near Bowman Avenue.
An influential leader of the Seneca Nation in this area and ally of the British during the time of the French & Indian War. Encamped near here when George Washington paid respects to her, 1753. Died, 1754; according to legend, buried nearby.Map (db m47042) HM
94Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Millvale — St. Nicholas Croatian Church — Historic Landmark —
Near Maryland Avenue.
St. Nicholas Croatian Church 1900, Frederick Sauer, Architect Murals 1937, Maxo VankaMap (db m82018) HM
95Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Monroeville — Monroeville Veterans Memorial
Near Monroeville Boulevard at Northern Pike, on the right when traveling east.
. . . Map (db m206551) WM
96Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Monroeville — William D. Boyce — (1858-1929)
Near Beatty Road at Cooper Road.
Inspired by the good turn of an English Scout, he brought the Scouting movement to the United States. His efforts led to the incorporation of Boy Scouts of America in Washington, D.C., on February 8, 1910, and to its chartering by Congress on June . . . Map (db m40917) HM
97Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Moon Township — Hyeholde — Historic Landmark —
Hyeholde William Kryskill, designer 1931-38; 1952Map (db m94365) HM
98Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Moon Township — Joshua Meeks — (1731-1818)
On Beaver Grade Road, 0.1 miles east of Lozer Drive, on the right when traveling east.
A militia captain during the American Revolution and civic leader in the early republic, Meeks was a petitioner to create Allegheny County in 1787. While making his living as a farmer, he took up arms to defend western Pa. during conflict and war. . . . Map (db m40221) HM
99Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Moon Township — Moon Township September 11th Memorial
Near Beaver Grade Road at Thorn Run Road Extension.
September 11, 2011 The Tenth Anniversary of the Terrorist Attacks on the United States of America The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company and the Township of Moon Dedicate this memorial in memory of the 2,752 persons who lost their lives . . . Map (db m130046) WM
100Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Moon Township — Mooncrest
On Mooncrest Drive at Old Thorn Run Road, on the right when traveling north on Mooncrest Drive.
Designed and built in 1943 by the federal government as defense worker housing. Mooncrest residents produced armor plate, munitions, and ships at the nearby Dravo Corporation during World War II. Operated by U.S. Air Force after 1945; homes sold to . . . Map (db m40222) HM

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