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The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
1. The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the men buried at Saint Martin's Church Cemetery (1699) who bravely served their country in the following wars:

Revolutionary War 1775-1783
War of 1812 1812-1815
Mexican War 1846-1848
Civil War 1861-1865
Spanish-American War 1898

May your names not just lie on dusty pages in
history books and on worn gravestones, but be
engraved in our hearts for all eternity.

Dedicated May 24, 2003
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In Tribute To Helen M. Imburgia

The Marcus Hook Community Development Corporation salutes
Helen M. Imburgia, Genealogist-Historian
for her diligent research of military records of veterans in St. Martin's Church Cemetery which resulted in providing for the replacement of 73 unmarked or illegible headstones now lining the cemetery's Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial.


 
Location. 39° 48.891′ N, 75° 24.645′ W. Marker is in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Touch for map. Memorial is at the rear (NE) side of the Bible Presbyterian (former Saint Martin's) Church Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Church Street, Marcus Hook PA 19061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
2. The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Tribute Marker
walking distance of this marker. Mary Gillis Troost (within shouting distance of this marker); Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seamen's Hotel (about 700 feet away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Traveling Vietnam Veteran's Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eastern Oysters (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marcus Hook.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
3. The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial
Amer Grubb in The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
4. Amer Grubb in The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Marker
Representative marker
William Talley in The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
5. William Talley in The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Marker
Representative marker
Thomas Valentine in The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
6. Thomas Valentine in The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial Marker
Representative marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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