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Historical Markers in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland County, PA (119) Allegheny County, PA (533) Armstrong County, PA (23) Cambria County, PA (83) Fayette County, PA (175) Indiana County, PA (30) Somerset County, PA (106) Washington County, PA (271)  WestmorelandCounty(119) Westmoreland County (119)  AlleghenyCounty(533) Allegheny County (533)  ArmstrongCounty(23) Armstrong County (23)  CambriaCounty(83) Cambria County (83)  FayetteCounty(175) Fayette County (175)  IndianaCounty(30) Indiana County (30)  SomersetCounty(106) Somerset County (106)  WashingtonCounty(271) Washington County (271)
Greensburg is the county seat for Westmoreland County
New Kensington is in Westmoreland County
      Westmoreland County (119)  
ADJACENT TO WESTMORELAND COUNTY
      Allegheny County (533)  
      Armstrong County (23)  
      Cambria County (83)  
      Fayette County (175)  
      Indiana County (30)  
      Somerset County (106)  
      Washington County (271)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), New Kensington — Eddie Adams(1933-2004)
Photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner for the 1968 image Saigon Execution, which was influential in swaying public opinion against the Vietnam War. Adams began his career as a photographer for his high school yearbook and the local . . . Map (db m95410) HM
2Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), New Kensington — Stephanie Kwolek(1923-2014)
Polymer scientist whose discoveries led to the invention of DuPont Kevlar in 1965. Due to its high strength and durability, Kevlar is used in numerous industries. It is best known as the super strong material from which bullet-resistant vests are . . . Map (db m98328) HM
3Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), New Kensington — Willie Thrower(1930-2002)
First African American to play quarterback in the modern National Football League and in the Big Ten Conference. He played in two games for the Chicago Bears in 1953 and was a member of Michigan State’s national championship team in 1952. Thrower . . . Map (db m68065) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Aug. 12, 2022