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In Memory of Unknown Soldiers

 
 
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By Christyn Olmsteasd, June 17, 2008
1. In Memory of Unknown Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of unknown soldiers buried at Valley Forge
1777 - 1778

 
Erected 1911 by Valley Forge Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 5.193′ N, 75° 26.694′ W. Marker is in Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Memorial is on South Outer Line Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9000 S Outer Line Dr, Wayne PA 19087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anthony Wayne (within shouting distance of this marker); Generals and Cattle Raids (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Virginia (about 500 feet away); Valley Forge Hut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Columns (approx. 0.4 miles away);
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To Build a Redoubt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Poor’s Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tredyffrin Township.
 
More about this marker. On the one way road through the Pennsylvania pillars, past Anthony Wayne
 
Regarding In Memory of Unknown Soldiers. This marker is rededicated by Valley Forge Chapter, DAR every year on the anniversary of its first dedication which was on 17 Jun 1911
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2012, by Christyn Olmsteasd of Royersford, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 1, 2012, by Christyn Olmsteasd of Royersford, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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