1985 Tornado Memorial - Albion, PA
Posted by: Facedances
N 41° 53.463 W 080° 21.552
17T E 553160 N 4637878
Quick Description: On May 31, 1985 an F4 tornado ripped through Albion, PA killing 12 people.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2011 9:03:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMCB4Q
I took several pictures, since it is hard to read the memorial.
The memorial reads:
In heartfelt remembrance of the twelve members of our community who perished in the devastating tornado of May 31, 1985, and in grateful appreciation to the countless volunteers who gave so willingly of themselves to assist the living.
This memorial is dedicated the 31st day of May, 1986.
Marie T. Eagley - Frances B. Kireta - Debra Jane Sherman
Norman F. Elliot - Stanley J. Kirets - Jodi Lynn Snyder
Ralph Hecker - William R. Revek - Luke Tyson Stahlsmith
Lena C. Keith - Helen S. Sabovik - Lydia S. Taylor
"No one is so rich that he doesn't need another's help. No one so poor that he is not useful in some way to his fellow man. And the disposition to ask assistance from others with confidence. And to grant it with kindness, is part of our very nature." Pope Leo XII (1901)
Erected by the citizens of Albion, Cranesville, Conneaut Township, Elk Creek Township
Disaster Date: 5/31/1985
Date of dedication: 5/31/1986
Memorial Sponsors: Erected by the citizens of Albion, Cranesville, Conneaut Township, Elk Creek Township
Disaster Type: Natural
Relevant Website: [Web Link]
Parking Coordinates: Not Listed
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