West Pennsboro Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. 40° 9.602′ N, 77° 19.191′ W. Marker is in West Pennsboro Township, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Ritner Highway just west of Mt. Rock Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2825 Ritner Hwy, Carlisle PA 17015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laughlin Mill (approx. 4.1 miles away); William Denning (approx. 4.1 miles away); Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. Big Spring Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); The First National Bank of Newville (approx. 4.3 miles away); Newville War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Byers-Eckels House (approx. 4.3 miles away); Newville Trolley (approx. 4.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Joseph Ritner. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on June 5, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 411 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4. submitted on June 5, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.