Memorial in honor of the fifty men from Fayette County, Pennsylvania (forty-nine were killed in action and one was missing in action) who never returned home. The monument has them listed by year of death and includes name, age and home town. In subsequent years there have been two additions. On May 22, 1999, a gold star dogwood tree was planted in honor of the fifty mothers and fathers. On May 25,2008, a monument was dedicated in memory of Samuel D. Shimek who went missing in action.
Date of Installation:
November 8, 1986
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Vietnam Veterans of Fayette County, Inc.
Memorial War Era(s):
123 Buttermilk Lane Hopwood, PA 15445 On the grounds of AmVets Post 103. 39 Degrees 51’ 46” North 79 Degrees 42’ 6” West Hopwood is an unincorporated village located in North Union and South Union Townships, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
Published on October 31, 2019