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Washington Square West in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CU-67)

 
 
U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CU-67) Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 18, 2022
1. U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CU-67) Memorial
Inscription.  
In grateful appreciation to the officers and crew of the
U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CU-67)
under the command of
Capt. J.R. Hutchison, U.S.N.
Capt. Gerald Hoewing, U.S.N.

Every morning and evening from Nov. 1993 to Sept. 1995 an honor guard from the Kennedy raised and lowered the American flag in Washington Square in honor of the 1000's of American war heroes buried here.
 
Erected 1995 by The Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1995.
 
Location. 39° 56.823′ N, 75° 9.128′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Washington Square West. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Square and South 6th Street on West Washington Square. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 210 W Washington Square, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Forrestal (CVT-59) (here, next to this marker); The Society of Little Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Congregation of the Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Linked in Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Sorrow and Joy (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fashionable Promenade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capital City (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom is a Light (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CU-67) Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 18, 2022
2. U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CU-67) Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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