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

Jacob Grass Hotel

Civil War Hospital

 
 
Jacob Grass Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
1. Jacob Grass Hotel Marker
Inscription.
Jacob Grass Hotel

July 2, 1863

 
Erected 2007 by Historic Gettysburg Adams County, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 52.939′ N, 77° 9.657′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Shrivers Corner Road (Pennsylvania Route 394) and Red Bridge Road, on the right when traveling east on Shrivers Corner Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Hunterstown (within shouting distance of this marker); Pres. George Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer (about 600 feet away); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Soldiers in the Great Conewago Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
2. Civil War Hospital Marker
Jacob Grass Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
3. Jacob Grass Hotel Marker
Jacob Grass Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
4. Jacob Grass Hotel Marker
In addition to being used as Civil War hospital, the Jacob Grass Hotel also served as Union General Judson Kilpatrick's headquarters on the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Addtional Markers at the Jacob Grass Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
5. Addtional Markers at the Jacob Grass Hotel
These markers indicate that the Jacob Grass Hotel was here during the Battle of Gettysburg, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 12, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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