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Media in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Honor of Captain Franklin P. Haller, Jr.

United States Army

 
 
In Honor of Captain Franklin P. Haller, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 3, 2022
1. In Honor of Captain Franklin P. Haller, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  An adopted son of Media, he commanded this armory and led Company H, 6th Regiment, PNG during its service on the Mexican Border Expedition in 1916 - 1917, and in World War I from 1917 until 1919. He returned here to train and send off the renamed Company M, 111th Infantry, PNG to its service in the Pacific Theatre of World War II from 1941 to 1945. A grateful community honors both Captain Haller and the men he led in harm's way for their devoted service and dedication to our Nation and the freedom and liberty of their fellow citizens.
 
Erected 2011 by Historic Preservation Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 39° 55.061′ N, 75° 23.319′ W. Marker is in Media, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Church Street just south of East State Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 E State St, Media PA 19063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Borough of Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (a few steps from this
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marker); The Armory (a few steps from this marker); Media Borough Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Seyfert House (about 300 feet away); Gross-La Rosa Entranceway (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); World War II (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Media.
 
In Honor of Captain Franklin P. Haller, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 3, 2022
2. In Honor of Captain Franklin P. Haller, Jr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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