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VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial

 
 
VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
1. VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country.
 
Erected 1951 by Private A. M. Forsthoffer Post 389 VFW and Ladies Auxiliary.
 
Location. 39° 57.651′ N, 75° 8.477′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Spring Garden Street, on the left when traveling south on 2nd Street. Click for map. Memorial is in a small park bounded by Spring Garden St, 2nd St, Green St, and Interstate 95. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sixth, Eleventh and Twelfth Wards World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); David Bustill Bowser (approx. 0.2 miles away); America's First Lager (approx. mile away); African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wood Street Riverbank Steps (approx. 0.3 miles away); The German Society of Pennsylvania (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away); The Poes in Philadelphia (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Regarding VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial. VFW
VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
2. VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial
Looking east, with 11th/12th Wards WWI Memorial to right and I-95 bridge over Spring Garden St in background.
Post 389 is apparently defunct.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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