Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue
Entered in National Register of Historic Places, May 19, 1978. Rebuilt through gifts of Franklin County citizens and rededicated October 5, 1979.
Tablets surrounding fountain honor Franklin County citizens who served in all U.S. wars. One plaque commemorates the meeting of General R. E. Lee and A. P. Hill before the Battle of Gettysburg.
Reconstruction of Memorial Square - A public facility - 1981. Funded in part through a grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, U.S. Department of the Interior and public contributions.
Location. 39° 56.245′ N, 77° 39.69′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on Lincoln Way near S. Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Conference (a few steps from this marker); World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (a few steps from this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County The Burning of Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (a few steps from this marker); War Between the States (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Categories. • Heroes • Military • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
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