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Manheim Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wheatland

 
 
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Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Wheatland Marker
Inscription.  The home of James Buchanan, statesman, diplomat and the fifteenth President of the United States (1857-61), is located on Marietta Avenue, seven blocks south. Buchanan maintained Wheatland as his home from 1848 until he died there on June 1, 1868.
 
Erected 1971 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #15 James Buchanan, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 40° 3.168′ N, 76° 19.477′ W. Marker is in Manheim Township, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of President Avenue and Harrisburg Pike, on the right when traveling south on President Avenue. Marker has been moved from the median west across the street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1208 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin & Marshall College (approx. Ό mile
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, December 14, 2020
2. Wheatland Marker
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away); Citizen Soldier (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vietnam and Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ross H. Sachs (approx. 0.4 miles away); S. Woodrow Sponaugle '37 (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Wheatland. The other Wheatland marker in Lancaster, PA has residence starting in 1849, not 1848.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See these markers for photos of Wheatland and Buchanan's grave.
 
Also see . . .  MarkerQuest - Wheatland. An overview of the history of the Wheatland estate, with photographs of the interior. (Submitted on September 11, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
3. Wheatland Marker
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. Wheatland Marker
Marker in Lancaster image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
5. Marker in Lancaster
Wheatland - James Buchanan's Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
6. Wheatland - James Buchanan's Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,183 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on October 4, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2. submitted on December 16, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022