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

Site of the Rogers House

 
 
The Rogers House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2014
1. The Rogers House Marker
Inscription.  
The site of the
Rogers House
1863

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 48.498′ N, 77° 14.643′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15) and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Emmitsburg Road. 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. Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (a few steps from this marker); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); First Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Perry's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away); 26th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Regarding Site of the Rogers House.
The Rogers House site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2014
2. The Rogers House site
Gone now, the one story log house was struck by several shells during the battle.
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At this site, Josephine Miller, the granddaughter of farm owner Peter Rogers, stayed for all 3 days of the battle of Gettysburg, baking bread and caring for the wounded. She particularly endeared herself to the men of the 1st Massachusetts Infantry, whose monument is nearby.
 
The Rogers House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 14, 2020
3. The Rogers House
"Rare sketch of the Rogers House on the Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, by 9th Massachusetts Battery veteran and artist Richard Holland"
The house is likely the one just left of center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 1, 2022