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Greencastle in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel John Allison

1738-1795

 
 
Colonel John Allison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Colonel John Allison Marker
Inscription.
This tablet honors the memory of
Col. John Allison
Who, in 1782, founded Greencastle. Allison's Tavern, which stood on this site 200 years ago, was the beginning point of the survey which resulted in the streets and building lots that formed the town during its early years.
 
Erected 1982 by Harry D. Zeigler V.F.W. Post and Frankm L. Carbaugh American Legion Post.
 
Location. 39° 47.406′ N, 77° 43.678′ W. Marker is in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Street (State Highway 16) and Carlisle Street, on the right when traveling east on Baltimore Street. Click for map. Located on the southwest quadrant of the town center circle. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 Center Square, Greencastle PA 17225, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McCullough's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Ulric Dahlgren (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Soldier to Fall (within shouting distance of this marker); Corporal William H. Rihl (approx. one mile away); Gettysburg Campaign
Colonel John Allison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Colonel John Allison Marker
(approx. one mile away); Brown's Mill School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Brown's Mill School (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greencastle.
 
Also see . . .  Col. John Allison. A discussion of Col. Allison from the Greencastle Museum. (Submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 920 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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