Chester County, PA
Erected by The County of Chester
In grateful commemoration of the heroism, sacrifices, and patriotism of her soldiers, sailors, and marines displayed during the late war of the rebellion for the preservation of the Union and the supremacy of its flag.
Memorial Day 1915
“Let us here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation, under god, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”
Erected 1915 by County of Chester.
Location. 39° 57.584′ N, 75° 36.283′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of West Market Street and North High Street & West Market Street, on the left when traveling east on West Market Street. Touch for map. This Monument and its markers are on the grounds of the original Chester County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Disabled Veterans of Chester County Pennsylvania Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Chester County World War II Veterans Memorial
More about this marker. This monument is accross the street from the building where the first published biography of Abraham Lincoln was printed in 1860.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. The origin of the term "Old Glory" as it refers to the flag of The United States of America. (Submitted on October 28, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. 100 Year Aniversery Story ~ 2015. (Submitted on June 6, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Time capsule found in 100 year celebration ~ Daily Local News, West Chester, PA (Submitted on June 12, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. History of West Chester's Old Glory ~ by Malcolm Johnstone. (Submitted on June 30, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on June 8, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on November 6, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.