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Matamoras in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Revolutionary War

1776

 
 
The Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2023
1. The Revolutionary War Memorial
Inscription.  
A proclamation by the people of the
British Colonies stating their independence

[Map showing] Some of the significance battles

"No taxation without representation" - Stamp Act Congress

Betsy Ross Flag · Bennington Flag · Join, or Die Flag

"I have not yet begun to fight" - John Paul Jones

"Don't fire till you see the whites of their eyes"
- Bunker Hill

Patriots suffered many hardships. Their wisdom, determination,
fortitude and sacrifice brought us freedom.

Women of the Colonies displayed great courage,
extended remarkable effort and endured
unthinkable conditions.

"Give me liberty or give me death" - Patrick Henry

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 41° 21.757′ N, 74° 41.682′ W. Marker is in Matamoras, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Memorial is in Veterans Memorial Park, part of Airport Park, off Avenue S. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matamoras PA 18336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gassmann Pavilion (a few steps from this marker); Indian Wars (a few steps from this marker); The Silver Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); The War on Terrorism (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matamoras.
 
The Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2023
2. The Revolutionary War Memorial
The Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2023
3. The Revolutionary War Memorial
The Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2023
4. The Revolutionary War Memorial
Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2023
5. Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 28, 2023
6. Veterans Memorial Park Entrance Sign
Delaware Valley Elementary School in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2023, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 31, 2023, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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