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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution

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Though amidst a number of other historical sites, the tomb is one of a kind. It's the only memorial to the unknown heroes of the American Revolution.
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Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is very close to Independence Hall. It’s in Washington park. The park and tomb are dedicated to the American Revolution soldiers. The whole park is full of graves of soldiers and slaves from the sixteenth century. Read all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is located in Washington Square and close to tourist sites and worth the stroll over to it. The memorial is simple but reverent and was adorned for forthcoming July 4th. It is a very nice asset to the park setting and a good place...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank L H
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Located in Washington Square, is this tomb of the Revolutionary War soldier. Flanked by the original colonies’ flags and a statute of George Washington, this is a very moving memorial. It has a perpetual flame. Walking through this Square is a must see to pay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

through Washington Square. You can't miss this monument to those who gave their lives in order to establish this great nation. A thoughtful stop while in Washington Square.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Always find these moving. Worth a stop off to pay your respects. There are thousands buried in the park. Lives lost that remain unknown. Valuable reminder to all. Beautiful park.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I had no idea that this existed in Philadelphia until I walked around with my friends and came to this monument in Washington Square Park. It is a powerful and moving dedication not only to the unknown American Revolutionary War soldier, but to the thousands...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Set in a beautiful park square is this tribute to all who died for our independence in the Revolutionary War. A few unkien facts to the square that surrounds this tomb is worth the walk for sure. On a beautiful day, you can sit out...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

A very beautiful park, I was surprised to see another tomb of the unknown soldier as we just left Arlington. A great monument who served the country in the past.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

This is in a park (Washington Square) just south of Independence Hall. I visited just after Veterans Day 2017, and someone had placed floral wreaths in front of this Revolutionary War veteran's tomb, which was very moving. I'd just been reading the Federalist Papers, which...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mary P
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Right in Philadelphia's Old Town, this square is nestled in the park with a corner dedicated to George Washington. The flame always on is very special and meaningful.

Date of experience: June 2017
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