Soldier and Sailor Memorial - Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
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N 40° 32.287 W 078° 23.200
17T E 721324 N 4490767
Quick Description: "Juniata's Tribute to Honor", a memorial dedicated to the men and women of the Great War. Located at N. 5th Street and N. Eight Avenue, Altoona
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2022 2:46:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM15X3P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
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Long Description:

Erected by the citizens of Juniata to honor the women and men that served during World War I. The Granite memorial features a Doughboy holding a flag standing on the 7' tall, four-sided base that has "Juniata's Tribute to Honor" engraved on all four sides. Each of the four sides have a bronze plaque container the "Honor Roll" with the names of those being honored, the names with a star made the supreme sacrifice. Also, each side has a bronze medallion with a seal of one service branch, U.S. Infantry, Marine, Navy, and Red Cross.

Plaque Text:
"Erected by citizens of Juniata in honor of the young men and the young women of this town, who served in the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps and with the American Red Cross in the Great War of 1917-1918.
Stars indicate the names of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice for liberty."

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 9/6/1920

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Citizens of Juniata

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Corner of N. 5th St. And N. 8th Ave.
Altoona, PA United States
16601


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