Near Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Burning Of Chambersburg
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical And Museum Comission.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 44.759′ N, 77° 55.589′ W. Marker was near Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker was at the intersection of Blair Valley Road and Hunter Road, on the left when traveling south on Blair Valley Road. Touch for map. Close to Whitetail Ski Resort. Whitetail Ski Resort can been seen in the background for the distant photo. Marker was in this post office area: Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Stuart's Raid (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Marshall (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Davis (approx. 3½ miles away); Rev. Steel's Fort (approx. 5 miles away); The 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment, US Colored Troops (approx. 5.2 miles away); Zion Union Cemetery Mercersburg (approx. 5.7 miles away); Mercersburg Borough (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
More about this marker. The marker was relocated to Blairs Valley Road in 2010. The orginal (1947) location on PA 416 was not used by the main forces of the Confederate calvary.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2011, by Craig Stuart Hoffeditz of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on June 4, 2011, by Dan Guzy of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2011, by Craig Stuart Hoffeditz of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on June 6, 2011, by Dan Guzy of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.