Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Archibald Irwin House
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #23 Benjamin Harrison series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1858.
Location. 39° 49.655′ N, 77° 54.217′ W. Marker is in MercersburgTouch 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 walking distance of this marker. James Buchanan (within shouting distance of this marker); John Darby, Lot 14, 1786 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ambush at Mercersburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Murphy's Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens Seized (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buchanan House (about 400 feet away); Lane House (about 400 feet away); President Buchanan’s Home (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
1. Archibald Irwin
I am a gr.gr.gr.gr.gr.grandson of Archibald Irwin. I am very glad to see that his cabin is being taken care of. I was there nine times to see Irwinton and his cabin. I did not know that a cabin was behind the bricks. When I heard of the fire I was very stunned. I plan to return soon to take photos of it.
Thank you for your work.
Paul A. Irwin
Additional keywords. First Ladies of the United States, FLOTUS
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,634 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on June 24, 2017. 3. submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on June 24, 2017.