Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

209 West Washington Square (btwn Walnut & South Washington Square)
Philadelphia, PA 19107


  • "Pssst! His name is Larry Thompson. Thanks for your service to this great nation, Larry." - Conan O'Brien
  • Single grave marker for the thousands of soldiers buried in washington square who died during the revolutionary war. Its a moving tribute
  • Clean park with great scenery
  • Really simple, fascinating example of many generations adding their own honors to George Washington to create a great, modest memorial that says as much about the man as the people.
  • Watch out for Leah, the ghost known to haunt this monument...

Nearby places

520 Chestnut St (btwn S 5th & S 6th Sts)
526 Market St (at 6th St)
210 W Washington Sq (btwn Locust & Walnut St)