This memorial presented by the Connellsville Sesqui-Centennial Association 1956. Dedicated November 11, 1958.
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.
|Placed By||Connellsville Sesqui-Centennial Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 8:32am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 620230 N 4431438|
|Decimal Degrees||40.02460000, -79.59100000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 1.476', W 79° 35.46'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 1' 28.56" N, 79° 35' 27.6" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 577-685 US-119, Connellsville PA 15425, US|
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