Waynesboro in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Nearby On This Tract of Land Called Mount Vernon
John Wallace, Junior
February 15, 1755 - May 1811
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania - 1797
The town laid out in 1797 was named Waynesburg until 1831.
The plot included the original "settlement" which came to be
called Wallacetown in honor of John Wallace, Senior (1707-1777)
Scottish pioneer who settled here in 1740.
Erected 1976 by The Historical Commemorative Society of Waynesboro.
Location. 39° 44.927′ N, 77° 34.153′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of E. 2nd Street and Enterprise Ave., on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in the park. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesboro PA 17268, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cupola – Waynesboro’s Crown Jewel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Wallace, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Log Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Henry Harbaugh (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Dr. Henry Harbaugh (approx. 2.9 miles away); Snow Hill Cloister (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Trolley Line (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers •
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