McSherrystown in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Timon Reily
1856 — 1924
Postmaster, writer, printer, bookbinder, storekeeper (store located 50 yards from this site), 7 children, wrote 14 books and 85 periodicals
Most persistent gatherer of Catholic historical matter in the country. Martina J. Griffin
1776 — 1976
Erected 1976 by McSherrystown Bi-Centennial Planning Committee.
Location. 39° 48.209′ N, 77° 1.249′ W. Marker is in McSherrystown, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on North Third Street north of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 116). 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. Patrick McSherry (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 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign 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).
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