Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chambers, who laid out
“Chambers Town” in 1764.
Seat of Franklin County
since 1784. Scene of Civil
War events: Raided by “Jeb”
Stuart, 1862; occupied by
Confederates in 1863; and
burned by them in 1864.
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 55.773′ N, 77° 38.212′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on Lincoln Way E (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patrick Gass (approx. 0.4 miles away); Messersmith's Woods (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Franklin County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Israel Benevolent Society Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Masonic Temple (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Brown (approx. 1.3 miles away); King Street Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chambersburg.
Also see . . . Welcome to the Borough of Chambersburg. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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