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

Residence of George H. Stewart, Sr.

Built 1878

 
 
Residence of George H. Stewart, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
1. Residence of George H. Stewart, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  

Grain Merchant
Railroad Magnate, Philanthropist
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Shippensburg, PA
Founded 1730
Second Oldest Town West of the
Susquehanna River

Sestercentennial Celebration
Summer 1980


 
Erected 1980 by Shippensburg 250th Anniversary Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1730.
 
Location. 40° 2.981′ N, 77° 31.406′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on King Street (U.S. 11) west of McCreary Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Markers are on the Shippensburg Public Library building and grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 West King Street, Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mc Lean House (within shouting distance of this marker); Galen J. Karper (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Samuel Sturgis: Hero of Antietam's Burnside Bridge
Shippensburg 250th Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
2. Shippensburg 250th Marker
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(about 700 feet away); White-Washed in the Nick of Time: The Union (Sherman House) Hotel (about 800 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away); Rebel Headquarters in Shippensburg, June 24-27, 1863 (about 800 feet away); Occupation of Shippensburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lifeline of the Valley: The Cumberland Valley Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. About the Shippensburg Public Library. (Submitted on July 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. George Hamill Stewart, Sr. (Submitted on July 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Residence of George H. Stewart, Sr. image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
3. Residence of George H. Stewart, Sr.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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