Cove Gap in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of James Buchanan
This monument marks the birthplace of James Buchanan, fifteenth President of the United States
Born 23 April 1791 † † Died 1 June 1868
Location. 39° 52.276′ N, 77° 57.218′ W. Marker is in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on Stony Batter Road / State Forest Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Buchananís Birthplace State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Quest for Honor (a few steps from this marker); James Buchanan † † † The Early Years (a few steps from this marker); Stony Batter † † † Birthplace of a President (a few steps from this marker); President James Buchanan (within shouting distance of this marker); Stony Batter (approx. half a mile away); James Buchanan (approx. 0.6 miles away); Black Boys Rebellion (approx. 3.4 miles away); Big Spring Graveyard (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cove Gap.
Also see . . . Biography of James Buchanan. White House website. (Submitted on August 22, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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