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Lancaster in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Buchanan

 
 
James Buchanan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. James Buchanan Marker
Inscription. Lawyer, statesman, diplomat, and fifteenth President of United States, lies buried in this cemetery, about 350 yards southeast. His home, Wheatland, located on Marietta Avenue, is marked with a bronze tablet.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.762′ N, 76° 18.241′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on S. Queen Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in front of Woodward Hill Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sgt Joseph E Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Evangelic Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Frederick Steinman, Ph. B., LL. D. (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Hale Steinman, A.B., LL. B., LL.D. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Mifflin, Esq. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Wharton, Jr. (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  The White House - James Buchanan biography
James Buchanan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. James Buchanan Marker
. (Submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Marker at Woodward Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Marker at Woodward Hill Cemetery
James Buchanan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. James Buchanan Marker
Marker is seen here from inside Woodward Hill Cemetery.
James Buchanan' Tomb image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
5. James Buchanan' Tomb
Here rest the remains of
James Buchanan
Fifteenth President of the United States
Born in Franklin County, PA. April 23, 1791
Died at Wheatland, June 1, 1868
Full view of grave site. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
6. Full view of grave site.
Grave is near the brick chapel. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
7. Grave is near the brick chapel.
Entrance Gate to Woodward Hill Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
8. Entrance Gate to Woodward Hill Cemetery.
James Buchanan image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 16, 2015
9. James Buchanan
This 1859 portrait of James Buchanan by George P. A. Healy hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,542 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   9. submitted on July 25, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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