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Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution

 
 
Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution Marker
Inscription.
This tablet
is erected by the Pennsylvania Society
of
Sons of the Revolution
as a memorial to the soldiers and patriots
of the Revolution
who suffered in this building as prisoners of war
during the occupation of Philadelphia
by the British Army, 1777 - 1778.
and also to commemorate
the evacuation of the city by that army
June 19, 1778.

 
Location. 39° 56.94′ N, 75° 9.011′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Walnut Street. Click for map. Marker is on the west wall of Independence Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Independence Hall (a few steps from this marker); John F. Kennedy (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Declaration Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 858 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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