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Philadelphia's past is made up of courageous Revolutionary War soldiers, spirited immigrants eager to start a new life, and dynamic individuals who helped shaped the city into the commercial and cultural center it is today. Scattered throughout the city are touching memorials commemorating these individuals and serving as a symbol of hope and strength to the rest of us.

Philadelphia | Memorials

Benjamin Franklin National Memorial
  • Benjamin Franklin National Memorial
  • Located in the rotunda of The Franklin Institute Science Museum, the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial honors Franklin's profound contribution to the nation's history and achievements and houses...
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Irish Memorial
  • Irish Memorial
  • Standing proudly at the corner of Front and Chestnut Streets, the Irish Memorial has been a symbol of hope, strength, and endurance since its official opening in 2003.
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Korean War Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
  • The brick sidewalk intersection of Front and Dock St. at the Penn's Landing waterfront is home to several smooth granite free-standing walls commemorating the 610 local servicemen and soldiers...
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Philadelphia's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was established in 1866 to honor soldiers who died during the American Revolutionary War. This is the sole monument honoring Revolutionary War soldiers, and is the place where thousands of sick and dying soldiers gathered.
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