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State Fencibles of Philadelphia Campsite

 
 
State Fencibles of Philadelphia Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
1. State Fencibles of Philadelphia Campsite Marker
Inscription.

On the hill north of this marker the
State Fencibles of Philadelphia
camped in the summer of 1814
enroute to the
defense of Baltimore
during the War of 1812

 
Erected 1946 by The Old Guard State Fencibles.
 
Location. 39° 50.809′ N, 75° 42.257′ W. Marker is in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Cypress Street and Walnut Street, in the median on Cypress Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kennett Square PA 19348, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kennett Square (approx. mile away); Battle of Brandywine (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Brandywine (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Manor of Steyning (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pierre S. du Pont, Fountain Visionary (approx. 2.2 miles away); An Engineer's Garden (approx. 2.2 miles away); Indian Hannah Birthplace (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Peirce - du Pont House (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennett Square.
 
Also see . . .  The Old Guard State Fencibles. (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
State Fencibles of Philadelphia Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
2. State Fencibles of Philadelphia Campsite Marker

 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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