“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Middletown in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Camp George Gordon Meade

Camp George Gordon Meade Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Camp George Gordon Meade Marker
Inscription. Covering three square miles, the former Camp Meade was situated a half mile to the northwest. Named for famed Civil War General, it was opened during the Spanish-American War and visited by President William McKinley on August 27, 1898.
Erected 1966 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 12.675′ N, 76° 44.144′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on N. Union Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at Middletown Area High School. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown PA 17057, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burd Tombs (approx. 0.6 miles away); "Sant Peter's Kierch" (approx. mile away); Revolutionary War Monument (approx. mile away); Middletown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Col. James Burd (approx. 2.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Gun Factory (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hummelstown Brownstone Quarries (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Middletown.
Also see . . .  George Gordon Meade, Jr. at (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Middletown Area High School Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Middletown Area High School

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