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Gen. Wayne Headquarters

 
 
Gen. Wayne Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Gen. Wayne Headquarters Marker
Inscription. Building erected in Colonial Period was headquarters of Gen. Anthony Wayne while his command was in York, Feb. - May, 1781, awaiting orders to join Lafayette in the Yorktown Campaign.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.714′ N, 76° 43.791′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Market Street and Beaver St., on the left when traveling east on W. Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hall & Sellers Press (a few steps from this marker); Major John Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); York County's 250th Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Thomas Hartley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Four Chaplains (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis Miller 1796 - 1882 (about 400 feet away); Cherry Lane (about 400 feet away); Gen. Horatio Gates (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .  Who Served Here? General Anthony Wayne. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 28 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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