First Ward Veterans Memorial

First Ward Veterans Memorial

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):

Korea
WWII
WWI

Location:

Traffic island bounded by Forbes and 6th Avenues & Diamond Street. Pittsburgh, PA 15219 The City of Pittsburgh is located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Photo Gallery:

First Ward Veterans Memorial

 

Published on November 3, 2019