Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1975 by State of Kentucky.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
Location. 39° 49.184′ N, 77° 13.866′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Located in the center of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldier’s National Monument (a few steps from this marker); A Few Appropriate Remarks (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Virginia WadeFirst Minnesota Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); ...broken by gunfire... (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
More about this memorial. Below the plaque is a bronze replica of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, as written by his hand. The state seal appears at the base of the monument.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,370 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4. submitted on November 22, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.