Colonel Alexander Leroy Hawkins Memorial

Colonel Alexander Leroy Hawkins Memorial

Plaza memorial with larger-than-life size bronze statue of Colonel Hawkins. He was the commander of the Tenth Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during the Spanish-American War, whose ranks came from SW Pennsylvania. The regiment fought in the Philippines. He died on July 19, 1899 en route home from complications due to an illness.

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Date of Installation:

July 4, 1904

Organization Responsible for Installation:

Tenth Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

Memorial War Era(s):

Other

Location:

Schenley Park Pittsburgh, PA. 15217 Located on Panther Hollow Drive just beyond the south end of the Panther Hollow Bridge in the Squirrel Hill South neighborhood.

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Colonel Alexander Leroy Hawkins Memorial

Colonel Alexander Leroy Hawkins Memorial

Colonel Alexander Leroy Hawkins Memorial

 

Published on November 5, 2017