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Waynesboro in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Wallace, Jr.

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. John Wallace, Jr. Marker
Inscription. Laid out the present town in 1797 and named it Waynesburg in honor of General Anthony Wayne. In 1831, name changed to Waynesboro. Stone portion of the Wallace house still stands about 200 yards southeast of here.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 45.051′ N, 77° 34.095′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Main and Enterprise St., on the right when traveling east on E. Main. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesboro PA 17268, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nearby On This Tract of Land Called Mount Vernon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Log Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cupola – Waynesboro’s Crown Jewel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Henry Harbaugh (approx. 2.7 miles away); Snow Hill Cloister (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Dr. Henry Harbaugh (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Trolley Line (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
Additional comments.
John Wallace, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 14, 2016
2. John Wallace, Jr. Marker
1. Thank You
As a decendent of John Wallace, Jr. it was a thrill to see the marker. Thank You.
    — Submitted April 19, 2009, by Donald Charles Wallace of Roseville, Michigan.

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,082 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on January 14, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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