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Memorial Day 2017

Posted: Monday, April 03, 2017

The annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be held Monday, May 29, 2017,at 12:30 p.m. at the Memorial at Spruce Street and Delaware Avenue at Penn's Landing. Further details and the name of the speaker will be forthcoming. Read more


Veterans Day 2016

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

For Veterans Day, volunteers placed 648 flags representing those from Philadelphia who were lost in the Vietnam War and are honored on the Wall of Names at the Memorial.  Carol Eggert, Comcast vice president for Veterans and Military Affairs and a retired Army brigadier general, delivered the keynote address to a crowd of upwards of 1,000 people. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney also made brief remarks. Read more