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Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lot 32

 
 
Lot 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 19, 2022
1. Lot 32 Marker
Inscription.  House built c. 1794 by Hugh Cowan, cabinet maker, and his wife, Mary Chambers VanLear Cowan. Facade restored by Lee and Grace F. Steiger during their ownership, 1921-1981. Interior restored by Ronald and Susan Simar, 1996.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 39° 49.737′ N, 77° 54.234′ W. Marker is in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on North Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 16/75) just north of West Seminary Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 N Main St, Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Robert Parker House (a few steps from this marker); President Buchanan’s Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Lane House (within shouting distance of this marker); Buchanan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens Seized (within shouting distance of this marker); Lot No. 26
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Murphy's Hotel (about 300 feet away); The Irwin House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
 
Lot 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 19, 2022
2. Lot 32 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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