Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mexican-American War Monument
Valley of Mexico.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Cemeteries marker series.
Location. 40° 3.514′ N, 75° 9.214′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Limekiln Pike and Haines Street (69th Avenue). Marker is located within the Philadelphia National Cemetery grounds, on the left-hand side after entering through the main gate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6909 Limekiln Pike, Philadelphia PA 19138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A National Cemetery System (within shouting distance of this marker); In The Battle of Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia National Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.C.T. Burials in the National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 800 feet away); Village of La Mott (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
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1. Philadelphia National Cemetery - Mexican-American War Monument. The Mexican War Monument is a marble obelisk that was erected by the Scott Legion in honor of 38 men who served and died in that conflict. The men were originally buried at Glenwood Cemetery and were re-interred at Philadelphia National Cemetery in 1927. The date of dedication is unknown. (Submitted on July 28, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Mexican–American War (Wikipedia). In 1845, newly elected U.S. President James K. Polk made a proposition to purchase Alta California and Santa Fe de Nuevo México from Mexico, and to agree upon the Rio Grande river as the southern border of United States. When that offer was rejected, (Submitted on July 28, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 122 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on July 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 28, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.