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

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, 2009
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
A closer-in view of the Abraham Lincoln historical marker in downtown Hanover, Pennsylvania
Inscription.  One-half block east of here, on Nov. 18, 1863, Abraham Lincoln spoke briefly to townspeople from his special train. The President was traveling to Gettysburg for the dedication of the National Cemetery.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1880.
 
Location. 39° 48.17′ N, 76° 59.143′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Street (Pennsylvania Route 94) and E. Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Carlisle Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory and in Grateful Recognition of (about 500 feet away); A Commons of Locomotives & Locomotion (about 500 feet away); Working on the Railroad All the Live Long Day (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
Also see . . .  Abraham Lincoln at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2021
3. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Hanover Train Station image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
4. Hanover Train Station
Now occupied as an office.
Railroad tracks passing through Hanover image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
5. Railroad tracks passing through Hanover
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,790 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on December 31, 2008, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on January 8, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on May 24, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022