Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
267 Baltimore St.
Nearly thirty years later, the home was not only witness to the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, but a 'participant' as residents John R. McCullough and his niece Adaline harbored a wounded Union soldier for a short time during the Confederate siege of Baltimore/Breckenridge Streets. And of course, President Abraham Lincoln passed right in front of this home on his way to deliver the famous Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863.
The home has a long history of owners, but for 75+ years (1911-1987), the house was passed down through three generations of one family, the last two generations being doctors. The house was actually used as a doctor's office from 1941 - 1987. There is still evidence of test tubes, microscope slides, and various prescription bottles in the basement.
The house became A Quiet Knight Bed & Breakfast in 1999 through 2006, with extensive renovations done by Bill & Linda Knight. New owners ran the home as The Passages Inn Bed & Breakfast from 2007 to 2010. The home
Location. 39° 49.623′ N, 77° 13.871′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Street (Business U.S. 15) south of Wade Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 267 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “I can see them yet . . . ” (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Virginia Wade (within shouting distance of this marker); Jennie Wade Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Annoying “ . . . the enemy very seriously ” (within shouting distance of this marker); Schriver's Saloon and Ten-Pin Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); A Union General Escapes Capture (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baltimore Street Facade (about 400 feet away); Temples of Mercy (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
1. Marker placement
This marker was placed by the current owner, with facts confirmed by a local historian and/or personal knowledge.
— Submitted April 29, 2017, by RedBuck Guest House of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 448 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.