Freedom is a Light

Freedom is a Light (HM5R2)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.826', W 75° 9.163'

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For Which Many Men Have Died in Darkness

In unmarked graves within this square lie thousands of unknown soldiers of Washington's Army who died of wounds and sickness during the Revolutionary War.

"The independence and liberty you possess are the work of joint councils and joint efforts of common dangers, sufferings and success." —Washington's farewell address Sept. 17, 1796
HM NumberHM5R2
Year Placed1954
Placed ByFairmount Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 10:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486954 N 4421897
Decimal Degrees39.94710000, -75.15271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.826', W 75° 9.163'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 49.56" N, 75° 9' 9.78" W
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Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 217-231 W Washington Square, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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