Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Political Subdivisions • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is January 22, 1888.
Location. 39° 49.778′ N, 77° 13.878′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of West Middle Street and Baltimore Street (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling east on West Middle Street. Located beside the county courthouse. 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. Adams County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); "…sights and sounds…too horrible to describe…""…the busiest scene I ever witnessed…" (within shouting distance of this marker); Politics and "Penelope" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Camp Colt Officers Club (within shouting distance of this marker); "uncertainty and dread" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Citizens of Gettysburg (about 300 feet away); Gettysburg Address Memorial and Abraham Lincoln Statue (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Adams County Historical Society. (Submitted on May 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,004 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on June 16, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.