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Middletown in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burd Tombs

 
 
Burd Tombs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Burd Tombs Marker
Inscription.  Col. James Burd of "Tinian", able and gallant officer in the colonial wars, author of the Middletown Resolves for Independence, June 1774, and wife, Sarah Shippen, lie buried near the entrance of Middletown Cemetery.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 40° 12.188′ N, 76° 43.959′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Union Street and Park Circle Road, on the right when traveling north on N. Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown PA 17057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Sant Peter's Kierch" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); 30 East Main Street (approx. ¼
Grave Stone of the Burd's. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Grave Stone of the Burd's.
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mile away); 28 East Main Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Middletown (approx. ¼ mile away); B'Nai Jacob Synagogue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alfred's Victorian Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Camp George Gordon Meade (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. James Burd marker..
 
Burd Tombs Identification Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 20, 2012
3. Burd Tombs Identification Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,883 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on May 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 28, 2022