Connellsville War Memorial

Connellsville War Memorial (HM1GBV)

Location: Connellsville, PA 15425 Fayette County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 1.476', W 79° 35.46'

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Dedicated to the veterans of all wars. Their devotion, sacrifices and ideals have assured our liberties.



[left plaque]

This memorial presented by the Connellsville Sesqui-Centennial Association 1956. Dedicated November 11, 1958.



[right plaque]

This plaque dedicated to Connellsville veterans of World War I that initiated the movement to have November 11th of each year designated as a national holiday commemorating the close of that war. The day was to be known as Armistice Day and legislation finally enacted accomplished this. Some years later the name was changed to Veterans Day. Spearheading this successful endeavor were Max. C. Floto and Thomas W. Scott.

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HM NumberHM1GBV
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Year Placed1956
Placed ByConnellsville Sesqui-Centennial Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 8:32am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 620230 N 4431438
Decimal Degrees40.02460000, -79.59100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.476', W 79° 35.46'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 28.56" N, 79° 35' 27.6" W
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Area Code(s)724
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 577-685 US-119, Connellsville PA 15425, US
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