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Korean War Memorial

A wreath laying at the Korean War Memorial in Old City during a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Somber Strains Herald Remembrance At Korean War Memorial In Old City

Among Philadelphia’s Memorial Day observances was one at the Korean War Memorial in Old City.

05/26/2014

Korean War Memorial File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Service Planned In Philadelphia To Honor Group That Assists Wounded Veterans

Memorial Day observances have been held at the Korean War Memorial for the past eleven years.

05/25/2014

(The Scottish Immigration Memorial.  File photo)

Positively Philadelphia: Delaware Riverfront Memorials

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.

06/23/2013

(credit: Tony Hanson)

Ceremony At Korean War Memorial Honors Local Vets Who Died In Combat

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.

05/27/2013

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War Veterans Honored At Ceremony At The Korean War Memorial

A ceremony honoring the Delaware Valley’s veterans was held at the Korean War memorial at Front and Spruce Streets.

11/12/2012

Korean War Veterans Jim Harkins (left) and Paul Kowalewski (right) outside the Korean War Memorial (Credit: Molly Daly)

Korean War Vet Discusses Importance Of Veterans Day

Paul Kowalewski, who served in the Korean War, spoke with KYW Newsradio about why it’s important to honor the nation’s veterans.

11/12/2012

Soldiers carry the American flag during the Memorial Day ceremony at the Korean War Memorial. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Police, Firefighters Honored During Ceremony At Korean War Memorial

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.

05/28/2012

(Joseph Hagan III of Hagan Stone Cutting Memorial Lettering adds the name of a soldier from the five-county Philadelphia area who died in Afghanistan.   Credit: John McDevitt)

Names Of Fallen Soldiers Set In Stone At Korean War 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.

05/28/2012

Korean War Memorial File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Police & Fire Personnel Hold Memorial Day Service

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.

05/27/2012

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Ceremony At Korean War Memorial Honors Fallen From Korea, Iraq And Afghanistan

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.

05/30/2011

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Ceremony To Take Place At Korean War Memorial

The true meaning of Memorial Day seems to be fading into the distant past, according to the president of the Philadelphia Korean War memorial.

05/29/2011