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

Military Stables and Barracks

 
 
Military Stables and Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Military Stables and Barracks Marker
Inscription. This long building was used as military stables during the Revolution. On opposite side of street, stood the Barracks where British and Hessians were imprisoned during that period.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.593′ N, 76° 18.272′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Duke Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 N. Duke Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary War Stables (here, next to this marker); Pennsylvania Medical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Snyder (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Fulton Reynolds (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rev. Thomas Barton (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Hazlett Binns (approx. mile away); Ruamie Hill Binns (approx. mile away); Patriots of St. James Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. AnimalsMilitaryNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Military Stables and Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Military Stables and Barracks Marker
Military Stables and Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Military Stables and Barracks Marker
Stable Building image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
4. Stable Building
Historic Plaque on Building image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
5. Historic Plaque on Building
The northern 90 feet of this building erected on Hamilton Lots were stables during the Revolution for the equestrian uses of Washington's Army. Marked by The Lancaster County Historical Society 1932.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,893 times since then and 45 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. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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