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Mary Virginia Wade Lived in This House

 
 
Mary Virginia Wade Lived in This House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 22, 2019
1. Mary Virginia Wade Lived in This House Marker
Inscription.  
Mrs. James Wade and her daughter
Mary Virginia Wade
lived in this house

when the Battle of Gettysburg began
July 1st., 1863
This tablet was unveiled by her sister
Georgia Wade McClellan, May 21, 1922

 
Erected 1922.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 49.614′ N, 77° 13.955′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Breckenridge Street east of Patrick Alley, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 Breckenridge Street, 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. St. Paul's A.M.E. Zion Church (within shouting distance of this marker); 267 Baltimore St. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); “I can see them yet…” (about 400 feet away); Schriver's Saloon and Ten-Pin Alley (about 400 feet away); A Union General Escapes Capture
49-51 Breckenridge Street image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 22, 2019
2. 49-51 Breckenridge Street
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(about 500 feet away); Annoying “ . . . the enemy very seriously ” (about 500 feet away); Mary Virginia Wade (about 500 feet away); Jennie Wade Birthplace (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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