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

The James Gettys Hotel

 
 
The James Gettys Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2008
1. The James Gettys Hotel Marker
Inscription. Built in 1803, this hotel served as a popular stopping place, providing lodging and entertainment far and wide. Today, the James Gettys Hotel carried on its historic tradition with suites named after the many domestic and commercial businesses housed here, listed as: ins, tavern, rental property, specialty store, tailoring, clothing store, hotel and restaurant.

This award is given to The James Gettys Hotel Owners and Staff for their commitment and hard work toward the betterment and beautification of Historic Gettysburg.

The John L. Andrews II memorial Award of Main Street Gettysburg, Inc., is presented in recognition of building façade improvements completed in the best interest of historic restoration and preservation.

John L. Andrews II, of the National Park Service, was a Founding Member and Secretary of the Main Street Gettysburg, Inc., Board of Directors. A true believer in the mission and ideas of Main Street Gettysburg, Inc., John Andrews’ relentless passion for the long-term well-being of Historic Gettysburg comes alive through each newly restored and preserved site.

John L. Andrews II, 1952-1996
Main Street Gettysburg, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to the development and preservation of historic Gettysburg for the economic benefit of the local community.
 
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The James Gettys Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2008
2. The James Gettys Hotel
Markers are to the left of the main door.
Main Street Gettysburg, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 49.86′ N, 77° 13.937′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on 27 Chambersburg Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "...expecting to find all dead." (a few steps from this marker); "...the pathos of those poor wounded men..." (within shouting distance of this marker); Thaddeus Stevens (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend Horatio S. Howell (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish House (within shouting distance of this marker); "... It was enough to frighten us to death!" (within shouting distance of this marker); the Eagle Hotel (was about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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