Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lincoln Address Memorial
This monument commemorates Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863.
The Address was delivered about 300 yards from this spot along the upper Cemetery drive. The site is now marked by the Soldiers' National Monument.
Dedicated Jan. 1912 - Sculptor, Henry Bush-Brown
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Communications • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
Location. 39° 49.05′ N, 77° 13.9′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134). Marker is located near the memorial. 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 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hall's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln Address Memorial Plaza (a few steps from this marker); First Massachusetts Light Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st New Hampshire Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery H (Huntington's Battery) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd New York Independent Battery (about 300 feet away); Third Volunteer Brigade (about 300 feet away); Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . Gettysburg Address. The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg. (Submitted on November 19, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 19, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.