Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
Location. 39° 56.071′ N, 77° 39.784′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Washington Street and Black Street, on the right when traveling west on W. Washington Street. 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. First Lutheran Church (a few steps from this marker); Suesserott House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Douglass and John Brown Morrow Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Burning of Chambersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Conference (approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Also see . . . Philip Berlin - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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 1,166 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on May 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.