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

This Dwight D. Eisenhower Green Ash

 
 
This Dwight D. Eisenhower Green Ash Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. This Dwight D. Eisenhower Green Ash Marker
Inscription.  Was planted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1599 in honor of all those men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. This living memorial will stand as a humble reminder of the sacrifices and dedication of these men and women, and the millions who supported them from home, all of whom contributed to the freedoms we enjoy today.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list.
 
Location. 39° 56.35′ N, 77° 39.73′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Memorial is on W. King Street near US 11, N. Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Fort Chambers (here, next to this marker); Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. James Chambers' Company (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Chambers (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding Family Memorial Statue
Tree and marker with Falling Spring in the background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
2. Tree and marker with Falling Spring in the background.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The John Jack Tavern (about 500 feet away); The Greatest Sacrifice / Prelude to Gettysburg (about 600 feet away); Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (about 600 feet away); World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 997 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Sep. 25, 2022