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

The Old Well

 
 
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By F. Robby, June 1, 2019
1. The Old Well Marker
Inscription.  Hidden by a capstone, this hand dug stone lined well was discovered during renovations in 2011. Mentioned in an 1837 sheriff sale as "the well of water near the door". It is spring fed and 19 feet deep. Bricks from an interior wall were used to rebuild the well to its original appearance.
 
Location. 39° 49.532′ N, 77° 13.843′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Lefever Street and Baltimore Street (Business U.S. 15), on the left when traveling east on Lefever 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. Witness Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Rufus Benjamin Weaver (within shouting distance of this marker); "if anyone showed himself..." (within shouting distance of this marker); The Evolution of Gettysburg's "Common School" (within shouting distance of this marker); History of American Field Music (within shouting distance of this marker); Communications Through Music
The Old Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 1, 2019
2. The Old Well Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Unity Through Music (within shouting distance of this marker); Unity Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The Old Well image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 1, 2019
3. The Old Well
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2019, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2019, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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