Pennsylvania National Guard Monument 1997
* Monument to a group organized by Benjamin Franklin
sword and shield,
The rampant lion. Crest of the PA National Guard.
Near this site the Associators,
a group of citizen-soldiers organized by
Benjamin Franklin and predecessor to the
modern Pennsylvania National Guard,
established the first Pennsylvania
military installation to defend the colony
and the port of Philadelphia.
The Pennsylvania National Guard dedicates this
monument to those patriots on our two hundredth
* Penn's Landing between Dock and South.
* 39.941850,-75.141325 [map]
* On the Penn's Landing tour.
* See also:
+The Electric Franklin