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All Wars Memorial To Colored Soldiers and Sailors

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Memorial on the Parkway

This is a small memorial on the parkway, of which there are many. This particular one is in the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
MrSaturn64
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Twin Pillars commemorate the many who served in the Civil War...

This monument consists of two pillars (or "pylons") on either side of Benjamin Franklin Parkway... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2014
Gooner10_8
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Dublin, Ireland
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21 Jun 2016
“Memorial on the Parkway”
1 Dec 2014
“Twin Pillars commemorate the many who served in the Civil War...”
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Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a small memorial on the parkway, of which there are many. This particular one is in the northwest of Logan Square, across from the Franklin Institute. The bronze sculptures are very nice.

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Reviewed 1 December 2014

This monument consists of two pillars (or "pylons") on either side of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, adorned with figures in military uniforms at the base of each, dedicated to soldiers and sailors who served in the tragic Civil War. Commissioned by the City of Philadelphia in...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2014

This was one of several interesting memorials / statues we encountered on a long walk back from the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the top of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, via City Hall, to our Hotel in the Independence Park area. The stories behind the creation...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2014

This is the second location of this special 1934 monument dedicated to the heroic African American soldiers and sailors for their service to the country. Originally it was erected in Fairmount Park and in 1994 moved to current location which interestingly was contemplated first in...More

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