Veterans Stadium

Veterans Stadium (HM1JSG)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19148 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 54.319', W 75° 10.283'

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A multi-purpose stadium opened here in 1971 and served as home to Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Eagles, 1971-2003. The stadium was the site of three World Series in 1980, 1983, and 1993; two Major League Baseball All-Star games in 1976 and 1996; two National Football Conference Championship games in 1981 and 2003; and 17 Army-Navy football games. "The Vet" had a seating capacity of over 65,000; razed in 2004.
Original Dedication marker

Philadelphia Veterans Stadium
April 4, 1971

Dedicated to those brave men and women of Philadelphia who served in defense of their country.
Year Placed2005
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museums Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 1:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485350 N 4417262
Decimal Degrees39.90531667, -75.17138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 54.319', W 75° 10.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 54' 19.14" N, 75° 10' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)267, 215
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201-1245 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia PA 19148, US
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