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

...built for defense

 
 
...built for defense Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 12, 2015
1. ...built for defense Marker
Inscription. This wall was built for defense July 3rd P.M., 1863
 
Location. 39° 47.383′ N, 77° 14.183′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sykes Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twentieth Maine (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Pennsylvania Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Law's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tenacious 20th Maine (about 300 feet away); "Hold The Ground At All Hazards" (about 400 feet away); Third Brigade (about 400 feet away); Gen. Strong Vincent (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Regarding ...built for defense. One of many stone walls on Little Round Top, but the only one with a dedicated marker.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker locale image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 12, 2015
2. Marker locale
Little Round Top iron sign image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 14, 2009
3. Little Round Top iron sign
The "Wall" marker is rather small and easy to miss. If you've reached this point without seeing it, turn around and walk back down the left side of the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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