Wrightsville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
Location. 40° 1.547′ N, 76° 31.751′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (Pennsylvania Route 462) and Hellam Street, on the left when traveling east on Lincoln Highway. Touch for map. Marker is on the western end of the bridge over the Susquehanna River. Marker is in this post office area: Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wrightsville (a few steps from this marker); American Legion Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Springetsbury Manor (approx. Hosting the Invader (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burning the Wrightsville Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The River: a Corridor and a Barrier (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrightsville.
Also see . . .
1. Jubal Anderson Early. (Submitted on January 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. A Tour of Wrightsville. Civil War historian Scott Mingus hosts a tour of the Wrightsville Civil War sites. First of a seven part series. (Submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,460 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on January 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.