Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
History of the Ten Commandments Monolith
April 2004 Hanover Borough Council Petitioned the York County Orphan's Court for the right to sell the fifteen (15) foot plot of land where the monument stands of Gitt-Moul Historic Properties, Inc., a non-profit which preserves local historic structures.
The Court approved the sale and in December 2004, the 10 Commandments Monument and property transferred by deed to Gitt-Moul Historic Properties which maintains the property and monument. The Gitt-Moul Historic Properties monument property is open to the public. the Borough of Hanover does not maintain the property, in not the owner of the property, and performs no municipal function in relation to the monument property.
Location. 39° 48.033′ N, 76° 59.25′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on High Street (Pennsylvania Route 116). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 High Street, Hanover PA 17331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fisher Place (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Daniel Trone House The Hanover Spectator Covers the Battle (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Winebrenner House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of John Luther Long (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jacob Wirt House (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Kilpatrick Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
Categories. • 20th Century • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 857 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on September 27, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.