“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Homestead, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Allegheny County, PA (696) Armstrong County, PA (23) Beaver County, PA (219) Butler County, PA (75) Washington County, PA (377) Westmoreland County, PA (172)  AlleghenyCounty(696) Allegheny County (696)  ArmstrongCounty(23) Armstrong County (23)  BeaverCounty(219) Beaver County (219)  ButlerCounty(75) Butler County (75)  WashingtonCounty(377) Washington County (377)  WestmorelandCounty(172) Westmoreland County (172)
Pittsburgh is the county seat for Allegheny County
Homestead is in Allegheny County
      Allegheny County (696)  
      Armstrong County (23)  
      Beaver County (219)  
      Butler County (75)  
      Washington County (377)  
      Westmoreland County (172)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — 1892 Homestead Strike Memorial
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
2 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Bost Building
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
3 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Bost BuildingHas Been Designated A — National Historic Landmark —
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
4 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Chiodo's TavernSpirit of Homestead
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
5 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Frances Perkins
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
6 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — John D. Kelly1928 - 1952 — "Jack" • Pvt 1st Class - USMC - Korea —
Private First Class John D. Kelly United States Marine Corps was presented the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously by the President of the United States Dwight D. Eisenhower For conspicuous gallantry at the risk of his life while . . . Map (db m221588) HM WM
7 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Mary Harris "Mother" Jones
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
8 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Steel on the MoveThe Ingot Buggy
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
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9 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — The Homestead Grays
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
10 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — Veterans Memorial
To those who servedMap (db m156109) WM
11 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — World War I Memorial
Dedicated to the patriots of the Homestead District who served in the World War 1917 - 1919Map (db m156113) WM
12 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Homestead — World War II Memorial
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
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Jun. 24, 2024