Korean War Memorial
A new tour includes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial but also the Korean War Memorial, the Irish Memorial, the Scottish Memorial, the Immigration Memorial, the Columbus Memorial, and more.
Veterans gathered Monday at the Korean War Memorial on Penn’s Landing to honor the over 600 servicemen from Philadelphia and the surrounding Pennsylvania counties who died in the Korean War.
A ceremony honoring the Delaware Valley’s veterans was held at the Korean War memorial at Front and Spruce Streets.
Paul Kowalewski, who served in the Korean War, spoke with KYW Newsradio about why it’s important to honor the nation’s veterans.
Thanks to the suggestion of the Korean War Memorial Committee, today’s event honored the service of the city’s police and firefighters, for whom there’s not yet a memorial.
Preparations have been underway all over the region leading up to Memorial Day events. One man’s family business has been helping others honor those who have passed away for 140 years.
Philadelphia police and fire personnel, the soldiers of our streets, will be honored at a Memorial Day service in Society Hill tomorrow, and all are invited.
The Korean War Memorial at 2nd and Dock streets was the site of a ceremony today honoring not just Korean War dead but also those who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The true meaning of Memorial Day seems to be fading into the distant past, according to the president of the Philadelphia Korean War memorial.