Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles Allen Smith
Monument Committee of Phila.
to Charles Allen Smith
April 21, 1917
Killed at Vera Cruz
April 22, 1914
Erected 1917 by Allied Monument Committee of Philadelphia and Local Citizens.
Location. 39° 59.675′ N, 75° 7.101′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of F Street and Potter Street, on the right when traveling south on F Street. Touch for map. Monument is on the grounds of McPherson Square Park, about 100 feet SE of the Free Library of Philadelphia branch. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19134, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas A. Edison High School and the Vietnam War (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Salvation Army (approx. 1.8 miles away); Wyoming Branch of the Free Library (approx. 1.8 miles away); Baker Bowl National League Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Penn Treaty Park (approx. 2 miles away); "Associators" (approx. 2 miles away); Fairmanís Mansion (approx. 2 miles away); The Great Elm (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . Charles Allen Smith, the second American killed at Vera Cruz in 1914. Smith lived at 2168 Sergeant Street. The statue was paid for by a collection from neighbors. (Submitted on August 20, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Military • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism •
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