Highspire in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Col. James Burd
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 12.28′ N, 76° 46.724′ W. Marker is in Highspire, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 230 0.3 miles south of Franklin St., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highspire PA 17034, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp George Gordon Meade (approx. 2.3 miles away); Burd Tombs (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Sant Peter's Kierch" (approx. 2˝ miles away); Revolutionary War Monument (approx. 2˝ miles away); Middletown (approx. 2˝ miles away); Union Canal (approx. 3.3 miles away); William Howard Day (approx. 4.1 miles away); Paxton Church (approx. 4˝ miles away).
Regarding Col. James Burd. "Tinian", homestead of the Burd's is still standing and located near Highspire, Dauphin County, PA. Today, it is set on three acres of land. James Burd purchased
Also see . . .
1. Fort Augusta. (Submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. James Burd. (Submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. Col. James Burd - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military • Notable Persons • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,777 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on September 13, 2008, by J. L. Porter of Massillon, Ohio. Photos: 1. submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on September 14, 2008, by J. L. Porter of Massillon, Ohio. 3. submitted on September 13, 2008, by J. L. Porter of Massillon, Ohio. 4. submitted on September 25, 2010, by James Burd Brewster of Pomfret, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.