Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1942 by Hanover Post No. 2506, Veterans of Foreign Wars, with the cooperation of the Western Maryland Railway Company.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Railroads & Streetcars • War, 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 June 1862.
Location. 39° 48.2′ N, 76° 59.1′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on N. Railroad Street 0.2 miles north of Broadway (Pennsylvania Route 194), on the right when traveling north. 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. Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory and in Grateful Recognition of (about 500 feet away); Destruction of Private Property (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2008, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,253 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2008, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.