Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Grand Battery
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 55.957′ N, 75° 8.613′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbus Boulevard and Washington Avenue when traveling east on Columbus Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1143 South Columbus Blvd. (approximate), Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Avenue Immigration Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Hanson (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gloria Dei Church (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named "Gloria Dei" Church Old Swedes' Church (about 800 feet away); Shot Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Moriah Temple Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Smith (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2009, by Richard Dworkin of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 814 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2009, by Richard Dworkin of New York, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.