20 September 1777These Memorial Grounds commemorate the engagement in the Revolutionary War known as the Paoli Massacre, an attack by the British Army on American troops, that took place near this spot toward midnight of September 20, 1777. About 150 American soldiers were killed or wounded in this action in which the British used only bayonets. 53 of the Americans were buried here in a common grave, now surrounded by stone walls and capped with a monument erected in 1817.
|Series||This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Revolutionary War series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 3:34am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 455592 N 4431390|
|Decimal Degrees||40.03156667, -75.52048333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 1.894', W 75° 31.229'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 1' 53.64" N, 75° 31' 13.74" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 484, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 422-438 Monument Ave, Malvern PA 19355, US|
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