Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“The National Homestead at Gettysburg”
On July 1, 1993 a memorial to the Humistons was dedicated on the grounds of the Gettysburg Fire Department on North Stratton Street.
Location. 39° 49.337′ N, 77° 13.829′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Street (Pennsylvania Route 97), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. 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 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' National Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 106th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 300 feet away); Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away); Army of the Potomac (about 300 feet away); 134th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
More about this marker. The right side of the marker contains a photograph depicting “The Homestead building (now 777 and 785 Baltimore Street) in July 1874. The inset photos are of Sgt. Humiston and his three children.”
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