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Adams County World War Memorial

 
 
Adams County World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, January 14, 2010
1. Adams County World War Memorial Marker
Bronze plaque with the names of all the Adams County soldiers who died in World War I
Inscription.  This Memorial In Honor of the Boys of Adams County who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War

Bernard E. Althoff, John W. Batterman, Albert D. Bell, George E. Black, Charles Bower, Ralph E. Brame, Walter S. Bream, Charles C. Bucher, Charles T. Cassatt, George E. Crist, Samuel Clapsaddle, Paul F. Cole, John A. Dekker, Charles Diehl, John B. Duckstad, Wilbur V. Fink, Frank Gardner, William F. Gehring, Harry Guise, Allen Hartman, William B. Hoke, Elmer Jacobs, George A. Jacoby, John W. Jobe, Charles Kral, Ira E. Lady, Royal Allen Lease, Albert J. Lentz, Cyprian W. McSherry, Jacob Markline, Andrew E. Mickley, Guy Miller, Earl J. Myers, George E. Naylor, John W. Ocker, Fabian Orndorff, George R. Pretz, John F. Rice, Claire Richwine, Francis E. Rider, Harry Rider, Dennis Robinson, Homer W. Robinson, Wilford Rupprecht, Luther H. Scott, Charles Shuyler, George E. Snyder, Joseph P. Socia, Clarence J. Strausbaugh, Joseph E. Weaver, Harry M. Taylor, Joseph Williams, DuPont Wolf

Presented by the Commissioners of Adams County 1920
 
Erected 1920 by The Commissioners of Adams County
Plaques on the Front of the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain
2. Plaques on the Front of the Courthouse
On the southeast face of the courthouse are National Historic Register, Manor of Maske, Grand Army of the Republic, and World War I plaques.
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Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
 
Location. 39° 49.77′ N, 77° 13.877′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. The marker is mounted to the brick wall of the courthouse, to the left of the front steps. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 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. "…sights and sounds…too horrible to describe…" (here, next to this marker); Adams County (a few steps from this marker); Thaddeus Stevens, the Great Commoner, 1792 -- 1868 (a few steps from this marker); Politics and "Penelope" (within shouting distance of this marker); "…the busiest scene I ever witnessed…" (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); Gettysburg Address Memorial and Abraham Lincoln Statue (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 15, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on May 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022