War Memorial Flagpole

War Memorial Flagpole

War Memorial Flagpole

A 6 figure grouping on 17' 0", hexagonal granite base. Pole is 84' high.In November 1952, Harold E. Stassen, President of the University, led the dedicatory exercises on a rainy Saturday afternoon just before the Army vs. Penn football game of that year., The timing of the ceremony guaranteed a huge crowd and nation-wide press coverage., The printed program carried this title: ",Dedication of the War Memorial Honoring the Sons of the University Who Died in the Service of their Country.",

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33rd Street at Shoemaker Green
Philadelphia PA,

War Memorial Flagpole

Gross Area (sq. ft.):
120' high x 84' diameter
Year Built:
1951
Architect:
Rudy: Charles
Other Name:
All Wars Memorial