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Soldiers Monument at Germantown

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
1. Soldiers Monument at Germantown
Inscription.
(side 1)
They never fail who die in a great cause.
Byron

1861 Germantown's tribute to her heroic dead 1883

(side 2)
Pennsylvania
The Keystone State
Liberty without obedience is confusion and obedience without liberty is slavery.
Penn

(side 3)
Philadelphia
The City of Brotherly Love
On Earth peace. Good will toward men.
Luke 2:14

(side 4)
United States of America
Liberty and Union,
now and forever, one and inseparable.
Webster
 
Erected 1883 by Ellis Post, No. 6, G.A.R.
 
Location. 40° 2.06′ N, 75° 10.338′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Germantown Avenue and East School House Lane, on the right when traveling west on Germantown Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5515 Market Square, Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reformed Church of Germantown (a few steps from this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Germantown White House
Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
2. Side 1
(within shouting distance of this marker); Delplaine House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Germantown White House (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisa May Alcott (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Germantown Monument (approx. mile away); Christopher Saur (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
3. Side 2
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
4. Side 3
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5. Side 4
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
6. Tablet 1
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
7. Tablet 2
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
8. Tablet 3
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
9. Tablet 4
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
10. Tablet 5
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
11. Gettysburg Address
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
12. Soldiers Monument at Germantown
Soldiers' Monument, Germantown image. Click for full size.
By Detroit Publishing Co., circa 1900
13. Soldiers' Monument, Germantown
Library of Congress (LC-D4-13006)
Soldiers Monument at Germantown image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
14. Soldiers Monument at Germantown
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   13. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   14. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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