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Charles Allen Smith

 
 
Charles Allen Smith Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
1. Charles Allen Smith Monument
Inscription.
Erected by the Allied
Monument Committee of Phila.
to Charles Allen Smith
April 21, 1917
Killed at Vera Cruz
April 22, 1914

 
Erected 1917 by Allied Monument Committee of Philadelphia and Local Citizens.
 
Location. 39° 59.675′ N, 75° 7.101′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of F Street and Potter Street, on the right when traveling south on F Street. Click for map. Monument is on the grounds of McPherson Square Park, about 100 feet SE of the Free Library of Philadelphia branch. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas A. Edison High School and the Vietnam War (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Salvation Army (approx. 1.8 miles away); Wyoming Branch of the Free Library (approx. 1.8 miles away); Baker Bowl National League Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Penn Treaty Park (approx. 2 miles away); "Associators" (approx. 2 miles away); Fairmanís Mansion (approx. 2 miles away); The Great Elm (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Charles Allen Smith Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
2. Charles Allen Smith Monument
Free Library of Philadelphia branch in background.
 Charles Allen Smith, the second American killed at Vera Cruz in 1914. Smith lived at 2168 Sergeant Street. The statue was paid for by a collection from neighbors. (Submitted on August 20, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Charles Allen Smith Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
3. Charles Allen Smith Sculpture
The Free Library of Philadelphia McPherson Square Branch image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
4. The Free Library of Philadelphia McPherson Square Branch
 
 
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