Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Burning of Chambersburg
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: 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 July 30, 1814.
Location. 39° 56.245′ N, 77° 39.623′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Way (U.S. 30) and Main Street (U.S. 11) on Lincoln Way. Marker is located on the town circle at crossroad in front of the Franklin County Court House in a small park like area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Lincoln Way East, 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. Franklin County (here, next to this marker); Finding Your Way (within shouting distance of this marker); Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 (within Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (within shouting distance of this marker); The Greatest Sacrifice / Prelude to Gettysburg (within shouting distance of this marker); War Between the States (within shouting distance of this marker); French & Indian War Revolutionary War War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Also see . . . Burning of Chambersburg - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2007, by Zachary Hinton of Carneys Point, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,886 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2. submitted on August 22, 2007, by Zachary Hinton of Carneys Point, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.