Category: Noteworthy

The Big Move

When work begins on a new 11-acre park that will run from Front Street to the river and from Chestnut Street to Walnut Street, The Irish Memorial will be temporarily relocated. To understand more about this complicated move, click on this post. Thank you for your continued support!

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The Irish Memorial helps to celebrate a National Hero

The Irish Memorial helps to celebrate a National Hero Tuesday, July 21 – It was a proud day for the Irish Memorial to be the stage chosen by Colonel Kenneth M. DeTreux’s for his retirement ceremony. A native of Philadelphia, Colonel DeTreux graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School and attended Temple University while cross-town enrolled in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program at The University of Pennsylvania. A career infantry officer, with over 30 years of operational and leadership experience, he has earned numerous personal awards, including the Legion of Merit w/gold star in lieu of 2nd award; Bronze Star w/Valor Device; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal...

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