Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Gettysburg
East Cemetery Hill
— July 2, 1863 —
This portion of the Gettysburg battlefield is preserved with the help of a Federal grant from the Land & Water Conservation Fund, administered by the National Park Service. Preservation of this property is in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum commission and the Land Conservancy of Adams County.
Erected by Land Historical & Museum Commission, Land Conservancy of Adams County, and Civil War Trust.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 39° 49.4′ N, 77° 13.75′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hillcrest Place 0.1 miles south of Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Regiments (within shouting distance of this marker); 106th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 17th Connecticut Volunteers (about 400 feet away); 134th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); 7th West Virginia Infantry (about 500 feet away); Jennie Wade (about 500 feet away); “. . . your sister is dead.” (about 500 feet away); 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Battle of East Cemetery Hill. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.