P. O. Box 132
McConnellsburg, PA 17233


#58 Jerry's Sacrifice

#58 Jerry's Sacrifice

Trudy Smith, wife of former Gerald Smith
Municipality: Ayr Township
Structure: 3478
GPS: 39.823801 -78.033816

Serving as a paratrooper in the 173D AIRBORNE BRIGADE in the Republic of Vietnam, veteran Jerry Smith was twice wounded. The result of the second assault was the amputation of his right arm. The year was 1968; Jerry was twenty years old at the time.

The Purple Heart quilt block was design in the honor of his service to our Nation. It is displayed on the side of the barn located at 2151 Corner Rd. Big Cove Tannery, PA