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Manheim in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Heintzelman House

 
 
Heintzelman House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 19, 2008
1. Heintzelman House Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of Maj. Gen. Samuel P. Heintzelman, September 30, 1805. A veteran of the Mexican War and the Civil War, he died May 1, 1880, at Washington, D.C., and was buried at Buffalo, N.Y.
 
Erected 1962 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.788′ N, 76° 23.675′ W. Marker is in Manheim, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (State Highway 72) and Logan Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 South Main Street, Manheim PA 17545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baron Stiegel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stiegel Glass Manufactory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lititz (approx. 4.6 miles away); Elmer Holmes Bobst (approx. 4.6 miles away); John A. Sutter (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mount Hope Estate & Grubb Mansion (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Lititz Pharmacopoeia (approx. 4.9 miles away); In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manheim.
 
Also see . . .  General Samuel P. Heitzelman
Heintzelman House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 19, 2008
2. Heintzelman House Marker
. A short biographical sketch. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Heintzelman House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 19, 2008
3. Heintzelman House
The marker, nor other state references, mention if the house is a reconstruction, renovation, or the original. The house is listed as one of the inventoried assets on the town's historic district.
General Heintzelman image. Click for full size.
4. General Heintzelman
An 1826 graduate of West Point, Heintzelman was known for his pre-Civil War service in the southwest. His Civil War service included command of the Federal III Corps and later the Defenses of Washington.

(Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection. CALL NUMBER: LC-BH831- 926[P&P])
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,019 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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