Near Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
To Irwinton Mills
In the limestone mansion house still standing, lived Archibald Irwin and Jean McDowell, his wife. To them were born two daughters. Jane, the elder, became the wife of William Henry Harrison, Jr., and was mistress of the White House during the brief presidency of the father, General Harrison, in 1841. Elizabeth married John Scott Harrison and became the mother of Benjamin Harrison, twenty-third President of the United States.
Location. 39° 48.104′ N, 77° 50.848′ W. Marker is near Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Buchanan Trail W (Pennsylvania Route 16) and Anderson Road, on the right when traveling east on Buchanan Trail W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Hugh Mercer (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Steel's Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Davis (approx. 3 miles away); James Buchanan (approx. 3.1 miles away); Marshall College (approx. 3.3 miles away); Reformed Theological Seminary (approx. 3.3 The 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment, US Colored Troops (approx. 3.3 miles away); Zion Union Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
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