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Shipoke in Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Joseph F. Knipe

 
 
General Joseph F. Knipe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 25, 2023
1. General Joseph F. Knipe Marker
Inscription.  
Leader in the defense of Harrisburg when the Confederates were approaching the city
June 29, 1863
Lived in this house

 
Erected 1954 by The Harris Park Civic Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 29, 1863.
 
Location. 40° 15.343′ N, 76° 52.642′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. It is in Shipoke. Marker is on South Front Street west of Vine Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 329 S Front St, Harrisburg PA 17104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 331 South Front Street (a few steps from this marker); Brigadier General Joseph F. Knipe House (a few steps from this marker); 317 South Front Street (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Harris' Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); John Harris Mansion
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); John Harris Sr. Grave Site (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
General Joseph F. Knipe House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 25, 2023
2. General Joseph F. Knipe House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2023, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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