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Vernon Park

On the Germantown Avenue tour.


Unidentified
* heads
* Wall. Northeast corner of Vernon Park. West side of Germantown, North of Chelten.
* Exhibits: Unidentified

Battle of Germantown Memorial
1903 (approved by legislature)
* stele, battlefield map with troop positions
* inscription: Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in commemoration of the Battle of Germantown fought October 4 1777
* East side of Vernon Park. West side of Germantown North of Chelten.
* 40.036200,-75.175425 [map]
* Exhibits: War
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Battle of Germantown page

John Wister
Raffaelo Romanelli, 1903
* Statue of John Wister
* small standing person wearing a hat
* Vernon Park. Germantown above Chelten.
* See also:
+ushistory.org's John Wister page



Pastorius Monument
Albert Jaegers, 1917
* Monument to Franz Daniel Pastorius
* big seated person, chair, hint of a boat, groups of people standing, plants, lamp
* Northeast corner Vernon Park. Germantown above Chelten.
* 40.036900,-75.176150 [map]
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1921 picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Franz (Francis) Daniel Pastorius page

Sun Ra
Josey Stamm, 2000
* Mosaic including depiction and symbols of Sun Ra
* big partial standing people, musical instruments, sun and Saturn
* Retaining wall. North end of Vernon Park. East side of Germantown, North of Chelten.
* 40.036240,-75.177025 [map]
* Exhibits: African American
* See also:
+NetworkArts description of this piece
+NetworkArts
+wikipedia.org's Sun Ra page

See Also

+ushistory.org's Vernon Park tour page