Sewickley, Pennsylvania: Tuskegee Airmen Memorial

Although people associate the Tuskegee Airmen with Alabama, almost 100 of them came from western Pennsylvania, including eight from Sewickley. One is buried next this memorial.

Sewickley Cemetery

Address:
501 Hopkins St., Sewickley, PA
Directions:
Sewickley Cemetery. From PA-65 in downtown Sewickley turn north at the stoplight onto Broad St. Follow Broad St. until it ends, then turn right onto Hopkins St. Drive up the hill and make a sharp left onto Cemetery Rd.
Hours:
Daily dawn-dusk. Gated after hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
412-741-4409
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Tuskegee Airmen Memorial

The Sewickley Cemetery, which is over 200 years old, contains the largest outdoor memorial of its kind dedicated to the Tuskegee Airmen. The memorial is a forgotten piece of African-American aviation history.

[John Dunn, 08/15/2020]

The memorial was dedicated in 2013. Although people associate the Tuskegee Airmen with Alabama, almost 100 of them came from western Pennsylvania, including eight from Sewickley. One is buried next the memorial.


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