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U.S.A. Signal Station

 
 
U.S.A. Signal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Donovan, October 24, 2015
1. U.S.A. Signal Station Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.A.
This building served as a Union signal station June 30, July 1 & 4, 1863 and as a hospital for the care of both Union and Confederate wounded July 1st and for some weeks thereafter.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 50.087′ N, 77° 14.063′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Penn Hall Drive west of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Located on the left side of the south entrance of Pennsylvania Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "United to Serve" (a few steps from this marker); The College Hospital (a few steps from this marker); The Battle Arrives (within shouting distance of this marker); For the Union Cause (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Lieutenant Stephen Holden Doane '70
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(about 300 feet away); Miller Hall (about 400 feet away); The Founding of Gettysburg College (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
U.S.A. Signal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Donovan, October 24, 2015
2. U.S.A. Signal Station Marker
Pictures shows the south-facing entrance of Pennsylvania Hall. Plaque can be seen to the left of the stairs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2015, by Bill Donovan of Maplewood, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2015, by Bill Donovan of Maplewood, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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