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

John Studebaker

 
 
John Studebaker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, December 30, 2009
1. John Studebaker Marker
Inscription. Had his wagon works 2.5 miles SE of here, 1830 to 1836, when he moved west. In 1852 his sons formed the Studebaker Company, the world's largest maker of horse-drawn vehicles and, in 1897, a pioneer in the automobile industry.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 372.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 56.904′ N, 77° 7.901′ W. Marker was near Heidlersburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker was on Oxford Road 0 miles south of East Berlin Road (Pennsylvania Route 234), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is about 100 yards south of the intersection, on the West side of Oxford Road. Marker was in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rock Chapel (approx. one mile away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2 miles away); Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles
Older Version of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 1978
2. Older Version of Marker
away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.1 miles away); Christ Church Episcopal (approx. 4.1 miles away); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Heidlersburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Studebaker's Shops - Pennsylvania and Ohio
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
John Studebaker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, December 30, 2009
3. John Studebaker Marker
The Studebaker Marker, looking North, showing the intersection of Oxford Road and East Berlin Road about 100 yards distant.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,917 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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