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

Mercersburg Borough

 
 
Mercersburg Borough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
1. Mercersburg Borough Marker
Inscription. Mercersburg Borough was incorporated in 1831 with a population of 700. This lot was the site of the first Town jail and an early band shell. F. Keagy built Borough Hall in 1904 for $4304.38; G. Seylor added the clock tower in 1909 for $375. South end housed the Eclipse Fire Engine until 1924 and Police Dept. since late 1920ís. The second floor housed the library 1927-1973 and office of District Justice since 1979.
 
Location. 39° 49.59′ N, 77° 54.216′ W. Marker is in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on South Main Street. Click for map. The marker is affixed to the exterior wall of the Borough Hall to the right side of the entrance door. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 South Main Street (PA 16), Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mercersburg (a few steps from this marker); Zion Union Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Archibald Irwin House (about 400 feet away); James Buchanan (about 500 feet away); Ambush at Mercersburg (about 500 feet away); John Darby, Lot 14, 1786 (about 500 feet away); Col. Murphy's Hotel (about 600 feet away); Citizens Seized (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mercersburg.
 
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Mercersburg Borough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
2. Mercersburg Borough Marker
 
 
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