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Wheatland

 
 
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Wheatland Marker
Inscription. Home of President James Buchanan from 1849 to his death is a few blocks away. Statesman and diplomat, as Member of Congress, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and Minister to England. Elected President in 1856.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.303′ N, 76° 20.272′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Columbia Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smokehouse / Icehouse (approx. half a mile away); Privy (approx. half a mile away); James Buchanan Home (approx. half a mile away); Pennsylvania Rifle (approx. mile away); Ambulance Co. No. 111 28th Division A.E.F. (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Tilden Sheckard (approx. 0.9 miles away); Leo F. Hauck (approx. 0.9 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. James Buchanan's grave site in Woodward Hill Cemetery
 
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Wheatland as seen from Marietta Ave.. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Wheatland as seen from Marietta Ave..
Wheatland from the Visitor's Center. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
3. Wheatland from the Visitor's Center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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