Small granite stone with brass plate and flagpole honoring the eleven members of the Boys Club of McKeesport, Pennsylvania who lost their lives during the Vietnam War. Director LaRosa had the monument built after losing former club members Norman Johnson in 1965 and Michael Nemchick in 1966. According to the Vietnam Veterans Association of America, it is one of the first four monuments established in our nation’s history that recognizes the sacrifice of the Vietnam Veterans.
Date of Installation:
November 11, 1966
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Sam LaRosa - Director of the McKeesport Boys Club
Memorial War Era(s):
McKeesport Boys & Girls Club 901 Ravine Street McKeesport, PA 15132 McKeesport is a city located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Published on June 7, 2020