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

Lane House

 
 
Lane House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Lane House Marker
Inscription. Built by Thomas Lane. Was later occupied by the family of Elliott Lane, a brother. Here, Harriet Lane, niece of James Buchanan, and mistress of the White House during his Presidency, was born.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.715′ N, 77° 54.234′ W. Marker is in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on N. Main Street near Seminary Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 N. Main Street, Mercersburg PA 17236, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buchanan House (here, next to this marker); President Buchananís Home (a few steps from this marker); Citizens Seized (a few steps from this marker); Col. Murphy's Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); John Darby, Lot 14, 1786 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ambush at Mercersburg (within shouting distance of this marker); James Buchanan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Archibald Irwin House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mercersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Lane House - Behind the Marker.
Lane House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2012
2. Lane House Marker
ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Lane House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
3. Lane House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,256 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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