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

Presidents Attended Service Here

 
 
Presidents Attended Service Here Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
1. Presidents Attended Service Here
Inscription. (top):
Abraham Lincoln attended services at this church on November 19, 1863, the day he dedicated the National Cemetery and delivered his Gettysburg Address. The pew he occupied has been retained in the sanctuary.

(lower):
Dwight D. Eisenhower was a member of this church February 1, 1961 to March 28, 1969. The pew he occupied has been retained in the sanctuary
 
Location. 39° 49.71′ N, 77° 13.858′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Street (Business U.S. 15) and East High Street, on the right when traveling north on Baltimore Street. Click for map. Located in front of the Gettysburg Presbyterian Church. 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. Field Hospitals - Cavalry Corps (here, next to this marker); Temples of Mercy (a few steps from this marker); The Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Address Memorial and Abraham Lincoln Statue (a few steps from this marker); "uncertainty and dread" (within shouting
Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Presbyterian Church
The plaques are on the left corner of the church in this view.
distance of this marker); “ . . . I Am Going To Die” (within shouting distance of this marker); Politics and "Penelope" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John L. Burns (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Gettysburg Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on May 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 49 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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