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Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Soldiers Grove

 
 
Soldier's Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
1. Soldier's Grove Marker
Inscription.  This Grove is dedicated by a grateful Commonwealth in recognition of the Soldiers and sailors from Pennsylvania who served in any of our country's wars and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice.

[Additional plaques line the grounds of Soldiers Grove:]
To Pennsylvania's Unknown Veterans
By blue-green river,
in sunlight and moonglow
we, your valiant dead,
ask that you remember us.

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in the American Revolutionary War
1776 - 1783

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in the War of 1812
1812 - 1815

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in the Mexican-American War
1846 - 1848

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in the American Civil War
1861 - 1865

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in the Spanish-American
To Pennsylvania's Unknown Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. To Pennsylvania's Unknown Veterans
War
1898

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in World War I
1917 - 1918

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in World War II
1941 - 1945

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in the Korean War
1950 - 1953

This tree stands in living memorial to Pennsylvania's sons and daughters who served in the Vietnam Conflict.
1959 - 1975

 
Location. 40° 15.927′ N, 76° 52.918′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Memorial is on Commonwealth Street 0.1 miles south of North Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pennsylvania State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); C. Delores Tucker (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Colored Troops Grand Review (about 500 feet away); Agents of Change (about 600 feet away); Old Brick Capitol (about 700 feet away); Pennsylvania Canal
American Revolutionary War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
3. American Revolutionary War Plaque
(about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Pennsylvania Canal (about 700 feet away); State Capitol (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
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War of 1812 Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
4. War of 1812 Plaque
Mexican-American War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
5. Mexican-American War Plaque
State Capitol looking through Soldiers Grove. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
6. State Capitol looking through Soldiers Grove.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,231 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   6. submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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