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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 27, 2015
1. Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription. Philadelphia City Council in 1970 chose Veterans Stadium as the name for the city's new sports facility. Veterans Stadium opened April 10, 1971, was closed September 28, 2003 and imploded March 21, 2004.

To commemorate the site of Veterans Stadium, the Phillies dedicate this monument as an everlasting memorial to veterans who have defended America's freedom since its inception in Philadelphia, July 4, 1776.
 
Erected by the Philadelphia Phillies.
 
Location. 39° 54.316′ N, 75° 10.358′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Pattison Avenue 0.1 miles east of South Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19148, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Stadium Sculptures (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Stadium (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Connie Mack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rear Admiral George W. Melville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tommy Loughran (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stephen Girard (1750 -1831)
Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 27, 2015
2. Veterans Memorial Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Israel Goldstein (approx. 1.3 miles away); Eddie Gottlieb (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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