Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Home of Seminary and College
For Gettysburg Academy
Lutheran Theological Seminary
Plaque erected 1982 by Gettysburg College
Erected 1982 by Gettysburg College.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1982.
Location. 39° 49.708′ N, 77° 13.976′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of West High Street and South Washington Street, on the right when traveling east on West High Street. 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. "…run home as quickly as you can." (here, next to this marker); “… the battle itself proved a relief.” (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Jack" Hopkins House (within shouting distance of this marker); John L. Burns (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity of Emmitsburg (within shouting distance of this “ . . . I Am Going To Die” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace (about 500 feet away); "…what in your life you will never see again." (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,472 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on February 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.