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

Witness Tree

 
 
Witness Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 18, 2014
1. Witness Tree Marker
Inscription.
This sycamore is a living witness to
the Battle of Gettysburg. Abraham
Lincoln passed by this tree on his
way to give the Gettysburg Address
on November 19, 1863.

 
Location. 39° 49.539′ N, 77° 13.859′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Street (U.S. BUS 15) and Lefever Street, on the right when traveling north on Baltimore Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Stronghold (a few steps from this marker); Baltimore Street Facade (within shouting distance of this marker); "if anyone showed himself..." (within shouting distance of this marker); The Evolution of Gettysburg's "Common School" (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore Street - An Historic Corridor (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Rufus Benjamin Weaver (within shouting distance of this marker); History of American Field Music (within shouting distance of this marker); Communications Through Music (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryWar, US Civil
 
Witness Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 18, 2014
2. Witness Tree Marker
Marker on Baltimore Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 18, 2014
3. Marker on Baltimore Street
Marker can be seen at the base of the tree.
Gettysburg Witness Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 18, 2014
4. Gettysburg Witness Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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