Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Franklin County Jail
Erected 1975 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.336′ N, 77° 39.54′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Second Street and King Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Second Street. Touch 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 walking distance of this marker. King Street Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Winters (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Burning of Chambersburg (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin County (about 700 feet away); The Greatest Sacrifice / Prelude to Gettysburg (about 700 feet away); Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (about 800 feet away); Finding Your Way (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Categories. • Government • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,400 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.