Special Memorial Day Observance


May 27, 2024    
1:00 pm


Christ Church Burial Ground
5th and Arch street, Philadelphia, PA
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Special Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 27, 2024 at 1PM – the National Holiday at Christ Church Burial Ground at 5th & Arch St. The final resting place of five (5) Signers of the Declaration of Independence, including Benjamin Franklin and many military veterans of all eras! 

The Benjamin Franklin American Legion Post #405 of the Union League will place wreaths representing the American Legion Post, commemorating the services of all veterans at the grave of Major Charles I. Maceuen, Major, 198th Pennsylvania Volunteers (6th Union League Regiment), KIA at the Battle of Lewis Farm, Va. March 29, 1865; a special ceremony honoring Comdr. John Montgomery Dale USN a veteran of the War of 1812.

Parking along Arch St. along the cemetery.

Representing all veterans!