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Year: 1946

General Richard Montgomery
J. Wallace Kelly, 1946
* Statue of Richard Montgomery
* standing person, sword
* inscription:
1738-1775
Native of County Dublin, Ireland
General of the Continental Army
Firm believer in the cause of freedom
He lost his life in the American assault on Quebec in mid-Winter of 1775
* Part of the William M. Reilly Memorial. On the hill, South side of Kelly Drive, West of 26th.
* 39.966650,-75.182675 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* Exhibits: War
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+michenermuseum.org's J. Wallace Kelly Page
+wikipedia.org's Richard Montgomery page
+findagrave.com's Richard Montgomery page




Thomas Fitzsimmons
Giuseppe Donato, 1946
* Statue of Thomas Fitzsimmons
* standing person, quill
* inscription:
front: Born in Ireland, 1741, died in Philadelphia, 1811. Member of Continental Congress, Signer of Constitution, Member of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Congress.
back: Erected by the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
* East side of Logan Square. West of 18th, between Race and Vine.
* 39.958000,-75.169290 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1946 picture of this piece
+findagrave.com's Thomas Fitzsimmons page
+wikipedia.org's Logan Circle page