Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. James Chambers' Company
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1775.
Location. 39° 56.332′ N, 77° 39.737′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from W. King Street. Marker is in the Falling Spring Park behind the Fort Chambers marker. 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); a different marker also named Fort Chambers (within shouting distance of this This Dwight D. Eisenhower Green Ash (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding Family Memorial Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); The John Jack Tavern (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Greatest Sacrifice / Prelude to Gettysburg (about 500 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 December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,180 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on December 30, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.