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

Margaret Cochran Corbin

 
 
Margaret Cochran Corbin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Margaret Cochran Corbin Marker
Inscription. Heroine of the Revolution; born Nov. 12, 1751, near Rocky Spring, 1 1/2 miles to NW. Accompanied her husband to war. Manned a cannon, Fort Washington, N.Y., Nov. 16, 1776, when he was killed. She was wounded, pensioned, and assigned to Invalid Regt. Died Jan. 16, 1800; buried at West Point, N.Y.
 
Erected 1961 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.416′ N, 77° 38.654′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on US 11 0.2 miles north of Roland Ave., on the right when traveling south. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Chambersburg (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilson College (approx. half a mile away); Falling Spring Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Joseph Winters (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Brown (approx. 1.5 miles away); Old Franklin County Jail (approx. 1.5 miles away); King Street Church (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Margaret Cochran Corbin
Margaret Cochran Corbin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 5, 2009
2. Margaret Cochran Corbin Marker
Photo taken looking south on U.S. Route 11.
. (Submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Margaret Corbin at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. US Army Women's Museum. Located in Fort Lee, Virginia (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,403 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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