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Civil War Memorial

  • Address: Monument Park
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Object



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1801/00/00 Benjamin H Latrobe Architect Bank of Pennsylvania is built on S 2nd St, Philadelphia from 1798 to 1801 (demolished c 1870), beginning the Greek Revival movement in American architecture.
1870/07/04 Benjamin H Latrobe Architect Civil War Memorial is unveiled. Latrobe incorporated a column from the Bank of Pennsylvania's eastern portico into Civil War monument.

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Particulars for Civil War Memorial:
Disposition Architectural Remnant
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Monument, Marker
Attribute Moved property
Sight Category Object
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 72000632
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: Latrobe,Benjamin
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Moved property, Commemorative property
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1801, 1870
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Monument, Marker
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Monument, Marker

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