Paoli Massacre Monument

Paoli Massacre Monument (HM8PI)

Location: Malvern, PA 19355 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 1.779', W 75° 31.111'

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(front of monument)
Sacred to the memory of the patriots who on this spot fell, a sacrifice to British barbarity during the struggle for American Independence on the night of the 20th September 1777.

(left side of monument)
The atrocious massacre which this stone commemorates was perpetrated by British troops under the immediate command of Major General Grey.

(back of monument)
This memorial in honor of extraordinary Patriotism was erected September 20, 1817 by the Republican Artillerists of Chester County aided by the contributions of the Paoli citizens.

(right side of monument)
Here repose the remains of fifty three American soldiers who were victims of cold blooded cruelty in the well known massacre at Paoli while under the command of Genl. Anthony Wayne an officer whose military conduct, bravery and humanity are equally conspicuous throughout the Revolutionary War.
HM NumberHM8PI
Year Placed1817
Placed ByRepublican Artillerists of Chester County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 455758 N 4431176
Decimal Degrees40.02965000, -75.51851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.779', W 75° 31.111'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 46.74" N, 75° 31' 6.66" W
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Area Code(s)215, 484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 151-199 Wayne Ave, Malvern PA 19355, US
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