Cumberland Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein
marks the spot where
the Rev. Samuel Henry Stein, D.D. L.L.D.
met his death
December 20, 1930
State of Pennsylvania
Erected to his memory
firemen of Pennsylvania
Erected 1933 by The Firemen of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is December 20, 1930.
Location. 39° 46.883′ N, 77° 15.55′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Marker is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business Pennsylvania Route 15) and Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south on Emmitsburg Road. 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. 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion Longstreet Attacks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fifth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alabamians! (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
More about this marker. One of the few markers on or around the battlefield that is unrelated to the events of July 1-3, 1863.
Regarding Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein. Reverend Stein died after losing control of his car and hitting a tree.
Also see . . . Rev Samuel Henry Stein, Sr. Find A Grave entry. (Submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2015, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on November 17, 2015, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.