Desiderio Memorial Park

Desiderio Memorial Park

Small park originally containing a WW II artillery gun and a 1950s era US Army ballistic missile. In 1993, it was repurposed into a memorial to Clairton native Captain Reginald Desiderio US Army a posthumous winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor killed in the line of duty and all other Korean War veterans. The rocket and gun are still in place.

 

Organization Responsible for Installation:

American Legion Post 75 & the City of Clairton

Memorial War Era(s):

Korea

Location:

Intersection of Seventh, Baker & East Streets Clairton, PA 15025 The City of Clairton is located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Desiderio Memorial Park

Desiderio Memorial Park

Desiderio Memorial Park

Desiderio Memorial Park

Desiderio Memorial Park

 

Published on November 16, 2017