Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Frederick Douglass and John Brown
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 19, 1859.
Location. 39° 56.123′ N, 77° 39.968′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Loudoun Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philip Berlin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Suesserott House Morrow Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (approx. ¼ mile away); The Burning of Chambersburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Conference (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Also see . . . Frederick Douglass and John Brown - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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