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

Burd Tombs

 
 
Burd Tombs Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Burd Tombs Marker
Inscription. Col. James Burd of "Tinian", able and gallant officer in the colonial wars, author of the Middletown Resolves for Independence, June 1774, and wife, Sarah Shippen, lie buried near the entrance of Middletown Cemetery.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.188′ N, 76° 43.959′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Union Street and Park Circle Road, on the right when traveling north on N. Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown PA 17057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Sant Peter's Kierch" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Middletown (approx. mile away); Camp George Gordon Meade (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away); Col. James Burd (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island (approx. 3.6 miles away); Revolutionary War Gun Factory (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. James Burd marker..
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Grave Stone of the Burd's. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Grave Stone of the Burd's.
Burd Tombs Identification Stone image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 20, 2012
3. Burd Tombs Identification Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,563 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on May 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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