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

Major John Light

1755-1834

 
 
Major John Light Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Major John Light Marker
Inscription.
Served throughout the
Revolutionary War
Fought in Battles of
Lake Champlain
Princeton and Yorktown
Chief Burgess of Lancaster
Member of St. James Church

 
Location. 40° 2.395′ N, 76° 18.192′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from Orange Street. Touch for map. Marker is in St. James' Cemetery adjacent to church. 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. Edward Shippen (here, next to this marker); Captain Stephen Chambers (here, next to this marker); Jasper Yeates (here, next to this marker); Robert Coleman (here, next to this marker); General Edward Hand (here, next to this marker); Colonel Matthias Slough (here, next to this marker); William Augustus Atlee (here, next to this marker); The Rev. Thomas Barton (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Grave of Major John Light image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Grave of Major John Light
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,047 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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