Cove Gap in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of James Buchanan
This monument marks the birthplace of James Buchanan, fifteenth President of the United States
Born 23 April 1791 Died 1 June 1868
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 39° 52.276′ N, 77° 57.218′ W. Marker is in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on Stony Batter Road / State Forest Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Quest for Honor (a few steps from this marker); James Buchanan The Early Years (a few steps from this marker); Stony Batter Birthplace of a President (a few steps from this marker); President James Buchanan (within shouting distance of this marker); Stony Batter (approx. half a mile away); James Buchanan (approx. 0.6 miles away); Black Boys Rebellion (approx. 3.4 miles away); Big Spring Graveyard (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cove Gap.
Also see . . . Biography of James Buchanan. White House website. (Submitted on August 22, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 22, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.