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

Wirt's Tavern

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2020
1. Wirt's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Gettysburg
Wirt's Tavern
1787

Adams County
Honored 1995

This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
circa 1787

 
Erected 1995. (Marker Number 59.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 53.754′ N, 77° 11.961′ W. Marker is in Straban Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Shrivers Corner Road (County Route 394) and Good Intent Road, on the right when traveling west on Shrivers Corner Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Shrivers Corner Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Civil War Soldiers in the Great Conewago Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer
Wirt's Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2020
2. Wirt's Tavern
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Pres. George Washington (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Hunterstown (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jacob Grass Hotel (approx. 2.2 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Straban Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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