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1830 - 1889
Norris City Rifles 1857
Lieut. Colonel 1 Bat'n 2 Div. PA Militia 1858
Colonel 1 Bat'n 2 Div. PA Militia 1859
Colonel 4 Reg. Infantry PA. Vols. 1861
Colonel 51 Reg. Infantry PA Vols. 1861
The Stead-fast commander of the 2nd Army Corps for most of the Civil War. Afterward he held many important military commands and in 1880 was candidate for President of the United States.
Restored with funds donated by Eli Lilly Honorary Commander…
Revolutionary War officer; surveyor of western and northern State boundaries, 1784-87; Surveyor-General, 1809-13. Born near here, 1743; died at Harrisburg, 1813. His home, "Selma," is marked a block distant.
This monument was erected by the residents and businesses of the Borough of Norristown to pay tribute and honor to all those who sacrificed their lives and to those who served our country in the Vietnam War. We dedicate this memorial to the memory…
Erected by the Citizensof Montg'y Co.Sept. 17th, 1868,in honor of our brave soldiersand sailors who fell whiledefending the Union during theGreat Rebellion, A.D. 1861-1865.
In memory of those who died that the nation might live
Home of Andrew Porter, Revolutionary general. Birthplace of his sons: David R., Gov. of Penna., 1839-45; James M., Sec. of War, 1843; George B., Gov. of Michigan Territory, 1831-34.
Erected in memoryof the men and womenof West Norriton Townshipwho served in the World War1917-1918
The Many Who Died
The Many Who Fought to Save Others
Memories Never Die
Eminent astronomerand mathematician.Born April 8, 1732Died June 26, 1796.
He calculated andobserved the transitof Venus at his homein Norriton 1769
This memorial is erected bythe Military Order ofthe Purple Heartin revered memory of themen and women of our military serviceswho sacrificed their lives in combat actionagainst our nation's armed enemies.They unselfishly served and suffered,for ne…