Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“The National Homestead at Gettysburg”
On July 1, 1993 a memorial to the Humistons was dedicated on the grounds of the Gettysburg Fire Department on North Stratton Street.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1816.
Location. 39° 49.337′ N, 77° 13.829′ W. Marker is in 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. 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' National Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 106th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 300 feet away); Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away); Army of the Potomac (about 300 feet away); 134th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
More about this marker. The right side of the marker contains a photograph depicting “The Homestead building (now 777 and 785 Baltimore Street) in July 1874. The inset photos are of Sgt. Humiston and his three children.”
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,822 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.