Wrightsville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1861 - 1865
Dedicated by Post No. 270 G.A.R. July 4, 1900
Replaced by Wrightsville Rotary Club 1954
Location. 40° 1.502′ N, 76° 32.03′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Fourth Street and Lincoln Highway (Pennsylvania Route 462), in the median on N. Fourth Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flame of Freedom (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Hosting the Invader (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wrightsville (approx. ¼ mile away); American Legion Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wrightsville's Lime Kilns (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wrightsville.
Also see . . . A Tour of Wrightsville. Historian Scott Mingus hosts a tour of Wrightsville discussion the battle fought there on June 28, 1863. (Submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Landmarks • Military • Notable Events • War, US Civil •
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