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
- 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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