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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pennsylvania

 
 
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.
Founded 1681 by William Penn
as a Quaker Commonwealth.
birthplace of
The Declaration of
Independence

and
The Constitution of
The United States

 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 43.212′ N, 77° 18.38′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Catoctin Mountain Highway (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the Pennsylvania and Maryland state line. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emmitsburg Longrifles (approx. 0.9 miles away in Maryland); Emmitsburg (approx. 0.9 miles away in Maryland); Army of the Potomac (approx. 1.7 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (approx. 1.7 miles away in Maryland); Emmitsburg Sisters of Charity (approx. 1.7 miles away in Maryland but has been reported missing); Mount Saint Mary's College
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Pennsylvania Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away in Maryland but has been reported missing); The Spirit of the American Doughboy (approx. 1.7 miles away in Maryland); Daughters of Charity (approx. 1.9 miles away in Maryland).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 870 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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