Originally a World War I honor roll style memorial, it was repurposed in the post Korean War era to additionally honor those from First Ward who served in World War II and Korea. The revision was by Veterans of Foreign Wars Ricketts-Masloff Post 740. The monument is a relic of the long-ago time when the central business district of Pittsburgh had a sizable resident population.
Date of Installation:
November 3, 1954
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Citizens of the First Ward of the City of Pittsburgh
Memorial War Era(s):
Traffic island bounded by Forbes and 6th Avenues & Diamond Street. Pittsburgh, PA 15219 The City of Pittsburgh is located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Published on November 3, 2019