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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Address

 
 
Gettysburg Address Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Gettysburg Address Marker
Inscription. Nearby, Nov. 19, 1863, in dedicating the National Cemetery, Abraham Lincoln gave the address which he had written in Washington and revised after his arrival at Gettysburg the evening of November 18.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennslyvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.299′ N, 77° 13.787′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located opposite the east side entrance to the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac
Gettysburg Address Marker next to the Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Gettysburg Address Marker next to the Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablets
(a few steps from this marker); Second Division (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Gettysburg Address. Events that lead to one of the most important speeches in American History began with a desire to provide something more than shallow graves for the dead on the battlefield. (Submitted on January 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 78 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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