Center City in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Each for himself gathered up the cherished purposes of life its aims and ambitions its dearest affections and flung all with life itself into the scale of battle
Erected 1927 by Hermon Atkins MacNeill, Sculptor.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 57.58′ N, 75° 10.357′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Center City. Memorial is on Benjamin Franklin Parkway west of North 20th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5544 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia PA 19130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Soldiers And Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco de MirandaParkway Museums District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Grand Cultural Boulevard (about 300 feet away); Central Library (about 400 feet away); The Free Library of Philadelphia (about 500 feet away); Shakespeare Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Franklin Institute (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.