All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors

All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors (HM5AI)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19103 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 57.5', W 75° 10.307'

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(Front Inscription): Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in honor of her Colored Soldiers.

(Back Inscription):To commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of all Colored Soldiers who served in the various wars engaged in by the United States of America, that a lasting record shall be made of their unselfish devotion to duty as an inspiration to future generations, this monument is dedicated May 30, 1934.

William H. Riley Jones, Chairman;
Hon. Samuel B. Hart; Charles Holland;
Hon. Samuel S. Lewis; Samuel R. Morsell;
Major R. R. Wright, Sr.; Gen. Edward Martin;
Hon. Charles A. Waters; Frank E. Baldwin

"Virtue, Liberty, and Independence"

(West Side Inscription): American Revolution, Civil War, Indian Wars.

(East Side Inscription): Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, World War.
HM NumberHM5AI
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1934
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:42am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485327 N 4423146
Decimal Degrees39.95833333, -75.17178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.5', W 75° 10.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 30.00" N, 75° 10' 18.42" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 610, 212, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1960-1998 PA-3007, Philadelphia PA 19103, US
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