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Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, 2009
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
A closer-in view of the Abraham Lincoln historical marker in downtown Hanover, Pennsylvania
Inscription. One-half block east of here, on Nov. 18, 1863, Abraham Lincoln spoke briefly to townspeople from his special train. The President was traveling to Gettysburg for the dedication of the National Cemetery.
 
Location. 39° 48.17′ N, 76° 59.143′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Street (Pennsylvania Route 94) and E. Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Carlisle Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Abraham Lincoln (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory and in Grateful Recognition of (about 500 feet away); Destruction of Private Property (about 500 feet away); History of the Ten Commandments Monolith (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Hanover (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kilpatrick Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Confederates Take Stock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hanover.
 
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1. Abe Lincoln stopped at Hanover station:"We want to preserve history ... so it doesn't disappear'.
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
A monument to the Lincoln Hanover speech on Railroad St. stands about a block East and very near the site of the actual speech. (Submitted on December 31, 2008, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Abraham Lincoln at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Hanover Train Station image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
3. Hanover Train Station
Now occupied as an office.
Railroad tracks passing through Hanover image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
4. Railroad tracks passing through Hanover
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 90 times this year. Last updated on , by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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