Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This tablet is placed
This tablet is placed as a memorial to Edward Shippen founder of Shippensburg, Benjamin Franklin, Robert H. Morris, and James Burd, names forever associated with this Burrough, all of whom were members of this Apostolic communion.
By such men, the great majority of whom were of this church, the foundations of American institutions were laid in the Declaration of Independence, in the Federal Constitution and the organization of the Government of the United States.
Erected by Connor Briggs.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 40° 3.231′ N, 77° 31.034′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on North Prince Street just south of East Burd Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 N Prince St, Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance These Soldiers of the Revolutionary War Who Lie Buried Here (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shippensburg (about 700 feet away); On this hill stood Fort Morris (about 700 feet away); The Ones He Left Behind: The Widow and Children of Jacob Agle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Locust Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Morris (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Court House (approx. ¼ mile away); The First Court House of Cumberland County (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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