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Tyrone Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Studebaker

 
 
John Studebaker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, December 30, 2009
1. John Studebaker Marker
Inscription.  Had his wagon works 2.5 miles SE of here, 1830 to 1836, when he moved west. In 1852 his sons formed the Studebaker Company, the world's largest maker of horse-drawn vehicles and, in 1897, a pioneer in the automobile industry.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 372.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 56.904′ N, 77° 7.901′ W. Marker was in Tyrone Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker was on Oxford Road, 0 miles south of East Berlin Road (Pennsylvania Route 234), on the right when traveling south. Marker is about 100 yards south of the intersection, on the West side of Oxford Road. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 4000 Oxford Rd, York Springs PA 17372, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies
Older Version of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 1978
2. Older Version of Marker
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. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rock Chapel (approx. one mile away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2 miles away); Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.1 miles away); Christ Church Episcopal (approx. 4.1 miles away); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tyrone Township.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Studebaker's Shops - Pennsylvania and Ohio
 
John Studebaker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, December 30, 2009
3. John Studebaker Marker
The Studebaker Marker, looking North, showing the intersection of Oxford Road and East Berlin Road about 100 yards distant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,154 times since then and 69 times this year. Last updated on December 30, 2009, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on December 30, 2009, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on March 19, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 30, 2009, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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