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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Donora, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Washington 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 Washington County, PA (312) Allegheny County, PA (547) Beaver County, PA (216) Fayette County, PA (189) Greene County, PA (90) Westmoreland County, PA (133) Brooke County, WV (43) Hancock County, WV (28) Marshall County, WV (48) Ohio County, WV (168)  WashingtonCounty(312) Washington County (312)  AlleghenyCounty(547) Allegheny County (547)  BeaverCounty(216) Beaver County (216)  FayetteCounty(189) Fayette County (189)  GreeneCounty(90) Greene County (90)  WestmorelandCounty(133) Westmoreland County (133)  BrookeCountyWest Virginia(43) Brooke County (43)  HancockCounty(28) Hancock County (28)  MarshallCounty(48) Marshall County (48)  OhioCounty(168) Ohio County (168)
Washington is the county seat for Washington County
Donora is in Washington County
      Washington County (312)  
ADJACENT TO WASHINGTON COUNTY
      Allegheny County (547)  
      Beaver County (216)  
      Fayette County (189)  
      Greene County (90)  
      Westmoreland County (133)  
      Brooke County, West Virginia (43)  
      Hancock County, West Virginia (28)  
      Marshall County, West Virginia (48)  
      Ohio County, West Virginia (168)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Washington County), Donora — Borough of Donora — Veteran's War Memorial
Dedicated to those who served. In memory of those who died. Lest we forget... (Names Not Listed)Map (db m201587) WM
2Pennsylvania (Washington County), Donora — Cement City
Located four blocks to the west. Built 1916-1917 as housing for employees at American Steel and Wire's Donora plant. A community of 100 units in 80 Prairie-style buildings, noted for the innovative use of poured-in-place concrete construction. One . . . Map (db m45008) HM
3Pennsylvania (Washington County), Donora — In Loving Memory of the 1948 Smog Disaster Victims
Ivan Ceh • Barbara Chinchar • Taylor Circle • John Cunningham • Clifford DeVore • Bernardo Disanzi • Mike Dorincz • Susan Gnora • William Gardner • Milton E. Hall • Emma Hobbs • Ignace Hollowiti • Ruth Jones • Jeannie Kirkwood . . . Map (db m201546) HM
4Pennsylvania (Washington County), Donora — Stan "The Man" Musial — (1930-2013)
One of baseball's all-time great hitters, Musial was born on Sixth Street. As a youth, he trained in gymnastics at the Polish Falcons and played on the Donora zinc mill men's baseball team. As a St. Louis Cardinal (1941-63), he tallied 3,630 total . . . Map (db m202928) HM
5Pennsylvania (Washington County), Donora — The 1948 Donora Smog
Major federal clean air laws became a legacy of this environmental disaster that focused national attention on air pollution. In late October of 1948, a heavy fog blanketed this valley, and as the days passed, the fog became a thick, acrid smog . . . Map (db m45007) HM
 
 
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022