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William Penn Annex East in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution

 
 
Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet
is erected by the Pennsylvania Society
of
Sons of the Revolution
as a memorial to the soldiers and patriots
of the Revolution
who suffered in this building as prisoners of war
during the occupation of Philadelphia
by the British Army, 1777 - 1778.
and also to commemorate
the evacuation of the city by that army
June 19, 1778.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 19, 1778.
 
Location. 39° 56.94′ N, 75° 9.011′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in William Penn Annex East. Marker can be reached from Walnut Street. Marker is on the west wall of Independence Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Chestnut St, 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. West Wing - Independence Hall (a few steps from
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this marker); Independence Hall (a few steps from this marker); John F. Kennedy (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Old City Hall / Independence Hall / Congress Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); In This Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,080 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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