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

Wheatland

 
 
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Wheatland Marker
Inscription.  The home of James Buchanan, statesman, diplomat and the fifteenth President of the United States (1857 -61), is located on Marietta Avenue, seven blocks south. Buchanan maintained Wheatland as his home from 1848 until he died there on June 1, 1868.
 
Erected 1971 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #15 James Buchanan, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists.
 
Location. 40° 3.168′ N, 76° 19.477′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of President Ave. and Harrisburg Pike, on the right when traveling south on President Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ross H. Sachs (approx. 0.4 miles away); S. Woodrow Sponaugle '37 (approx. 0.4 miles away); William J. Iannicelli '48 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Richard Kneedler Sculpture Garden
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Wheatland Marker
(approx. half a mile away); The Water Towers in Buchanan Park (approx. half a mile away); Franklin & Marshall College September 11 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Klauder-Apple Walk (approx. half a mile away); Whitehead Plaza (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See these markers for photos of Wheatland and Buchanan's grave.
 
Additional keywords. LGBT, LGBTQ
 
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Wheatland Marker
Marker in Lancaster image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. Marker in Lancaster
Wheatland - James Buchanan's Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
5. Wheatland - James Buchanan's Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,075 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on August 29, 2018, by John Finger of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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