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Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764

 
 
Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
1. Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 Marker
Inscription.  
Burned by rebel cavalry July 30, A.D. 1864
Destroyed
Buildings 537
Value of Real Estate $713,294.34
Value of Personal Property $915,137.24

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 39° 56.244′ N, 77° 39.668′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Way East and Main Street, on the left when traveling west on Lincoln Way East. Monument is on the southeast corner of the square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Lincoln Way E, Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Finding Your Way (a few steps from this marker); The Burning of Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker); War Between the States (a few steps from this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (a few steps from this marker);
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French & Indian War – Revolutionary War – War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
2. Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 Marker
Chambersburg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
3. Chambersburg Marker
<i> Monument Commemorating Burning of Chambersburg, Pa.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by the Chambersburg News Agncy, circa 1925
4. Monument Commemorating Burning of Chambersburg, Pa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,496 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on August 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on December 31, 2014.

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