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Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Market House

 
 
Market House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. Market House Marker
Inscription.  Stood on this square from 1815 to 1872. Under the Market, at one end, was the jail. Equipment for fighting fires was kept here. Fairs and other public events were held under its roof.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. 39° 48.037′ N, 76° 58.97′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Carlisle St. on Broadway. Marker is on the SE corner of the town square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Hanover (a few steps from this marker); Hanover's Wounded (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Hanover (within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Strikes Back
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Hanover (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General George Armstrong Custer (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
Market House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Butler, February 21, 2022
2. Market House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on June 26, 2022, by Jordan Butler of New Windsor, Maryland, USA.

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