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Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Court House

 
 
Old Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
1. Old Court House Marker
Inscription. “Widow Piper’s Tavern,” used for Cumberland County court-sessions, 1750-1751, until a court house was erected at Carlisle, the county seat. The house is now the home of the Shippensburg Civil Club.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 3.263′ N, 77° 30.78′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on East King Street (U.S. 11) near Queen Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Morris (a few steps from this marker); Locust Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shippensburg (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Shippensburg (approx. half a mile away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. half a mile away); Braddock Expedition (approx. 0.8 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Site of Fort Morris (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Shippensburg (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Old Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
2. Old Court House Marker
The sign reads "The first court house of Cumberland County. 1735-1928. Home of the Civic Club." Below it is a marker indicating the inclusion of the structure on the National Register of Historic Places.
Old Court House image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
3. Old Court House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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