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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

...Lincoln passed by...

 
 
...Lincoln passed by... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 13, 2009
1. ...Lincoln passed by... Marker
Inscription.
President Lincoln passed by
this tree on November 19, 1863
 
Erected 1978 by Civil War Preservation Trust.
 
Location. 39° 49.504′ N, 77° 13.858′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Street (Business U.S. 15) north of Locust Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Alumni Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Lefever Street, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baltimore Street - An Historic Corridor (a few steps from this marker); The Evolution of Gettysburg's "Common School" (within shouting distance of this marker); "if anyone showed himself..." (within shouting distance of this marker); The John Rupp House and Tannery Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Communications Through Music (within shouting distance of this marker); Unity Through Music (within shouting distance of this marker); History of American Field Music (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Stronghold (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. One of
The Witness Tree image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 13, 2009
2. The Witness Tree
The tree is a sycamore. The marker is flat in the ground near the sidewalk.
several designated as "Witness Trees" that have stood since the time of the Battle of Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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