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Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Galen J. Karper

Feb. 25, 1940 - Jan. 20, 2003

 

—In Memory of —

 
Galen J. Karper Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
1. Galen J. Karper Marker
Inscription.

Charter Member & First President of
The Shippensburg Garden Club

"To plant is to love others
besides oneself"

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Historic Preservation District
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
[Nearby map and key]


 
Location. 40° 2.925′ N, 77° 31.524′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on King Street (U.S. 11) east of Fayette Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Braddock Expedition (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Tablet Marks the Site of Fort Morris (about 500 feet away); Mc Lean House (about 600 feet away); Residence of George H. Stewart, Sr. (about 600 feet away); William C. Ashwell (approx. ¼ mile away); General Samuel Sturgis: Hero of Antietam's Burnside Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); White-Washed in the Nick of Time: The Union (Sherman House) Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Occupation of Shippensburg (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Also see . . .
Galen J. Karper Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
2. Galen J. Karper Marker
 Galen J. Karper at Find A Grave. (Submitted on July 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkHorticulture & Forestry
 
Historic Preservation District Map and Key image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
3. Historic Preservation District Map and Key
Galen J. Karper and Historic Preservation District Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
4. Galen J. Karper and Historic Preservation District Markers
Historic well and canopy in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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