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Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The John Jack Tavern

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. The John Jack Tavern Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the John Jack Tavern. Operated by the family of James Jack, courier of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. The Tavern was used from 1784 until 1794 as a courthouse and jail for Franklin County.
 
Location. 39° 56.276′ N, 77° 39.706′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on US 30 near Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding Family Memorial Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (within shouting distance of this marker); Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (within shouting distance of this marker); French & Indian War – Revolutionary War – War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Also see . . .
The John Jack Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 19, 2012
2. The John Jack Tavern Marker
 Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,343 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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