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

Wheatland

 
 
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Wheatland Marker
Inscription. The home of James Buchanan, statesman, diplomat and the fifteenth President of the United States (1857 -61), is located on Marietta Avenue, seven blocks south. Buchanan maintained Wheatland as his home from 1848 until he died there on June 1, 1868.
 
Erected 1971 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 3.166′ N, 76° 19.469′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of President Ave. and Harrisburg Pike, in the median on President Ave.. Touch for map. 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. The Water Towers in Buchanan Park (approx. half a mile away); Ambulance Co. No. 111 28th Division A.E.F. (approx. 0.6 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Tilden Sheckard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Leo F. Hauck (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Buchanan (approx. 0.6 miles away); Abraham de Peyster (approx. 0.7 miles away); James Buchanan Home (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See these markers for photos
Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Wheatland Marker
of Wheatland and Buchanan's grave.
 
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Wheatland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Wheatland Marker
Marker in Lancaster image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. Marker in Lancaster
Wheatland - James Buchanan's Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
5. Wheatland - James Buchanan's Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,000 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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