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

Patrick McSherry

1725 - 1795

 
 
Patrick McSherry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 23, 2019
1. Patrick McSherry Marker
Inscription.  
A man of strong intellect and sturdy independence of character with a sincere interest in the welfare of the colonists he was chosen a colonial justice and also served as Chairman of the Committee on Safety for York County in 1774. Together with Christian Hoover he laid out the borough of McSherrystown in 1765 known then as McSherry's Town.

 
Erected 1976 by McSherrystown Bi-Centennial Planning Committee.
 
Location. 39° 48.211′ N, 77° 1.25′ W. Marker is in McSherrystown, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on North Third Street north of Main Street (Route 116), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 Main Street, Mc Sherrystown PA 17344, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Timon Reily (here, next to this marker); Custer at Hanover (approx. 1.7 miles away); Consequences on the Battle of Gettysburg (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Confederates Invade Pennsylvania
Patrick McSherry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 23, 2019
2. Patrick McSherry Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.7 miles away); J.E.B. Stuart's Jump (approx. 1.7 miles away); History of the Ten Commandments Monolith (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Winebrenner Tannery (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Nearby plaque for display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 23, 2019
3. Nearby plaque for display
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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