The monument honors the service and sacrifice of those from Mount Vernon, Pennsylvania who served during World War II. Seven of them made the ultimate sacrifice. The monument consists of a bronze plaque attached to local sandstone blocks. Later an additional plaque was added mentioning the locations of conflicts after World War II, but not the names of those local residents who served.
Date of Installation:
November 11, 1947
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Citizens of the Mount Vernon section of Elizabeth Township
Memorial War Era(s):
Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church 2200 Buena Vista Road McKeesport, PA 15135 40 Degrees 17’49” North 79 Degrees 48’53” West Mount Vernon is a neighborhood located in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Published on July 3, 2020