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Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Henry Harbaugh

Birthplace and Early Home

 
 
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By Larry Gertner, May 6, 2016
1. Dr. Henry Harbaugh Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace and early home of Dr. Henry Harbaugh, Pennsylvanian German author, theologian and educator, 1817-1867.

One hundred yards southeast is site of the old school house at the creek.

"Today it is just twenty years since I began to roam. Now safely back I stand once more beside the old schoolhouse door close by my father's home."

This monument erected by Washington Township Teachers Assn, Pennsylvania German Society, Kittochtinny Historical Society and Friends 1945
 
Erected 1945 by Washington Township Teachers Assn, Pennsylvania German Society, Kittochtinny Historical Society and Friends.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation.
 
Location. 39° 43.324′ N, 77° 31.681′ W. Marker is in Washington Township, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Harbauch Church Road and Old PennMar Road, on the left when traveling west on Harbauch Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14164 Harbaugh Church Rd, Waynesboro PA 17268, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are

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By Larry Gertner, May 6, 2016
2. Dr. Henry Harbaugh Marker
The marker cairn, with the Harbaugh house in the background.
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within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Dr. Henry Harbaugh (approx. 0.3 miles away); War Returns to South Mountain (approx. 1.1 miles away in Maryland); Old Trolley Line (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Ice Lakes (approx. 2 miles away in Maryland); WW II Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away in Maryland); D-Day Anniversary (approx. 2.1 miles away in Maryland); Military Intelligence Training Center (approx. 2.1 miles away in Maryland); Robert F. Barrick Memorial Library (approx. 2.1 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. Henry Harbaugh. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Rev Henry Harbaugh. "Find A Grave" entry. (Submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
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3. Dr. Henry Harbaugh
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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