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The American Side of the Street

 
 
The American Side of the Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. The American Side of the Street Marker
Inscription.
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the soldiers of General George Washington's Continental Army who sacrificed their lives for the Revolutionary cause in the Battle of Germantown, October 4, 1777.

Honor and Country
Dedicated October 1, 1988
 
Erected 1988.
 
Location. 40° 2.811′ N, 75° 10.976′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Cliveden Street, on the right when traveling south on Germantown Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at the base of the flagpole on the grounds of Upsala mansion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6430 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Delaware Regiment (here, next to this marker); Upsala (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Witness Tree (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cliveden (about 600 feet away); Soldiers of the War of 1812
The American Side of the Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
2. The American Side of the Street Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers Buried Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Germantown Meetinghouse (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Upsala. Where American forces stood during the Battle of Germantown. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Battle of Germantown. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Battle of Germantown 1777. Account of the battle from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on October 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryNotable EventsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
The American Side of the Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. The American Side of the Street Marker
At far side of flagpole; The Delaware Regiment marker in front of the pole. Upsala mansion in background.
Gen. and Mrs. Washington at the Upsala mansion. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
4. Gen. and Mrs. Washington at the Upsala mansion.
The American Troops on their Side of the Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
5. The American Troops on their Side of the Street
American troops march past the Upsala mansion during the Battle of Germantown reenactment. The marker is visible near the flag pole at the right of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 698 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on September 4, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on October 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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