Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association
Erected 1965 by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is November 19, 1697.
Location. 39° 50.438′ N, 77° 14.138′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Located on the First Day's Battlefield in Gettysburg National Military Park. 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. First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 45th New York Infantry157th Regiment New York Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Division (about 400 feet away); 74th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 61st Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Battery I, First Ohio Light Artillery (about 700 feet away); Artillery Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The left wing of the Eleventh Corps Line or Howard Avenue at Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 948 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.