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Burholme World War I Memorial

 
 
Burholme World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
1. Burholme World War I Memorial
Inscription.
To honor the
valiant sons of Burholme
and all others who served
their country in the
World War
1917 - 1918

J. George Herrmann
Emmett G. Laub
[Died in service]

 
Erected by Citizens of Burholme.
 
Location. 40° 3.69′ N, 75° 5.018′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Oxford Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 232) and Cottman Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 73), in the median on Oxford Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is also bounded by Rising Sun Avenue and is located in the Burholme neighborhood of northeast Philadelphia. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burholme Memorial for Peace (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Rowland & Sons Shovel Works (approx. 0.7 miles away); Knowlton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War II Honor Roll (approx. 1.5 miles away); Veterans Memorial
Burholme World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
2. Burholme World War I Memorial Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Gilbert Motier DeLafayette (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Washington (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Burholme World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
3. Burholme World War I Memorial Marker
Burholme World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
4. Burholme World War I Memorial Marker
Burholme World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2009
5. Burholme World War I Memorial
Looking northeast.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2009. This page has been viewed 712 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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