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Tyrone, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
"The Big Spring" Marker image, Touch for more information
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
"The Big Spring" Marker
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — "The Big Spring"
Near this spring for many years resided Thachnectorus "The Spreading Oak" alias Captain John Logan (1718-1820) Eldest son of Shikellemus, Vice-Gerent of the Iroquois Federation in Pennsylvania and a staunch and tried friend . . . — Map (db m134807) HM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Civil War
Civil War 1861 — 1865 US Dedicated to those who preserved the Union — Map (db m134791) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — First Building
On this site was erected the first building in Tyrone and occupied by Jacob Burley in the year 1850 — Map (db m134808) HM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Fred Waring (1900-1984)
World-renowned choral arranger and band leader, Waring was born and raised in Tyrone. In 1919, while attending Penn State, he started “Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians,” a popular musical group that entertained for seven decades on . . . — Map (db m52425) HM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Korean War
Korean War 1950 - 1953 Remembering those who served in the Korean War — Map (db m134799) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Nearby Was the Birthplace of Fred Waring
A descendant of William G. Waring, who was among the first to settle in Tyrone. His heritage and those experiences he enjoyed here as a "Boy Scout" provided him with the vision, talent, and professionalism which established him as a renowned musical . . . — Map (db m134784) HM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Site of the Former Historic City Hotel
Situated on the site of the former historic City Hotel, this park was made possible through a generous gift from Charles Philip Judge to his beloved "adopted hometown", Tyrone. The City Hotel Courtyard will serve as a memorial to the . . . — Map (db m134809) HM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Tyrone and Vicinity World War I Killed in Action Memorial
1917 - 1918 Dedicated to the boys of Tyrone and vicinity who gave full measure of devotion to their country that civilization might endure Edward M. Beightol John H. Bennett Paul W. Borrows George Briggs Francis . . . — Map (db m134788) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Tyrone and Vicinity World War II Killed in Action Memorial
1941 - 1945 Dedicated to the memory of those from Tyrone and Vicinity who gave the last full measure of devotion during the Second World War [Names not listed]Map (db m134786) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Tyrone Area Armed Forces Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of the Tyrone area who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during war and peace — Map (db m134803) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Tyrone Division of the Pennsylvania System World War I Memorial
Dedicated in honor of those employes of Tyrone Division of the Pennsylvania Division who fought in the World War, those who fought and lived and those who fought and died, those who gave much and those who gave all [Names not . . . — Map (db m134789) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Tyrone Veterans Memorial
"All gave some — Some gave all" Dedicated to the memory of all who proudly served and protected their country — Map (db m134790) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Vietnam 1964 - 1973
A memorial to those men from Tyrone who gave full devotion to duty for country Leonard Bradford Charles Caffarelli Robert Watson Donald W. Welch Roger O. Woodring — Map (db m134785) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Vietnam
Vietnam In honor of all who served — Map (db m134800) WM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — Walter L. Maine Circus Train Wreck Memorial Day Tuesday, May 30, 1893 —
On this ground occured one of the greatest circus train wrecks in the history of the world. At about 4:30 a.m., the Walter L. Main Great Circus Train ran out of control as it descended the Tyrone Mountain, shot out over the curve and wrecked at . . . — Map (db m134783) HM
Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — War on Terror
War on Terror Kosovo Iraq Afghanistan We solute those in uniform who guard against terror — Map (db m134802) WM

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