Montgomeryville in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Winﬁeld S. Hancock
Outstanding Civil War general and hero of the Battle of Gettysburg, was born here Feb. 14, 1824. After 1828 he lived in Norristown, where he is buried.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 13.967′ N, 75° 14.304′ W. Marker is in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Bethlehem Pike (Pennsylvania Route 309) 0.2 miles south of Dekalb Pike (U.S. 202), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 931 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville PA 18936, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keith House (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Atkinson Family (approx. 5.6 miles away); Horsham Township (approx. 6½ miles away); Horsham Friends Meeting Meeting House (approx. 6.6 miles away); Union Conference Center (approx. 6.9 miles away); Community Service and Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 7.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Winfield Scott Hancock. (Submitted on October 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Winfield S. Hancock - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Winfield Scott Hancock at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Heroes • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.