Paoli

Paoli (HM8OE)

Location: Malvern, PA 19355 Chester County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 1.774', W 75° 31.15'

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Inscription
Front of Monument:
Sacred to the memory of the patriots who on this spot fell a sacrifice to British barbarity during the struggle for American Independence on the night of the 20th September 1777.

Left Side of Monument:
The atrocious massacre which this stone commemorates was perpetrated by British troops under the immediate command of Major General Grey.

Back of Monument:
Erected by the citizens of Chester and Delaware counties September 20, 1877, being the centennial anniversary of the Paoli Massacre.
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The other inscriptions on this monument are copied from the memorial stone formerly standing here which was erected by the Republican Artillerists and other citizens of Chester County September 20, 1817.

Right Side of Monument:
Here repose the remains of fifty three American soldiers who were victims of cold blooded cruelty in the well known massacre at Paoli while under the command of Genl. Anthony Wayne an officer whose military conduct, bravery and humanity are equally conspicuous throughout the Revolutionary War.
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HM NumberHM8OE
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Year Placed1877
Placed ByCitizens of Chester and Delaware Counties
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 455703 N 4431167
Decimal Degrees40.02956667, -75.51916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.774', W 75° 31.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 46.44" N, 75° 31' 9.00" W
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Area Code(s)215, 484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150-198 Wayne Ave, Malvern PA 19355, US
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