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

Gettysburg College Rooted in History

 
 
Gettysburg College Rooted in History Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. Gettysburg College Rooted in History Tablet
Inscription. Founded in 1832 by leaders including the Rev Samuel Simon Schmucker and Thaddeus Stevens, abolitionist and drafter of the 14th Amendment. Gettysburg Office stood in the path of the Union retreat on July 1, 1863, and Pennsylvania Hall served as a hospital for casualties from both sides.
 
Location. 39° 50.211′ N, 77° 13.885′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lincoln Avenue and Carlisle Street (Pennsylvania Highway 34), on the right when traveling east on West Lincoln Avenue. Touch for map. Located on the northeast corner of Gettysburg College Campus. 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. Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Eddie Plank (1875-1926) (within shouting distance of this marker); Stevens Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dwight D. Eisenhower (about 600 feet away); The Office of a President (about 600 feet away); The Founding of Gettysburg College (about 700 feet away); The Battle Arrives (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Alexander Payne (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers.
Tablet next to the Battery K Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Tablet next to the Battery K Monument
The tablet is mounted on the concrete wall just in front of the Battery K monument.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Coster Avenue and Gettysburg College Virtual Tour by Markers.
 
Also see . . .  College History. History of Gettysburg College. (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
Gettysburg College Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Gettysburg College Today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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