Korean War Memorial

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Start of Korean War, 65 Years Ago, Marked at Philadelphia Memorial

In front of Philadelphia’s Korean war memorial, at Front and Dock Streets in Society Hill, veterans of the United States and Korean armed forces reflected on their service.

06/25/2015

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At Korean Memorial, Remembering the ‘Forgotten’ War and One Long-Missing Soldier

US Army corporal Robert Higgins went missing in action in February 1951. His remains were identified more than six decades later, thanks to DNA techniques.

05/25/2015

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Fallen Veterans Honored At Memorial Day Events Across Philadelphia Region

A full slate of tributes, memorial services and parades to honor those who served our nation are set for today in the region.

05/25/2015

Philadelphia's Korean War Memorial (Credit: John McDevitt)

Soldier From Philadelphia Killed In Korean War Whose Remains Were Recently ID’d To Be Honored

U.S. Army Corporal Robert Higgins of Philadelphia will be among those honored at the Society Hill Memorial on Monday.

05/22/2015

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

Atlantic City Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City

08/01/2014

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

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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

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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

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