Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.236′ N, 77° 39.693′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of US 30 and Main Street, on the left when traveling west on US 30. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner of the square. 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. The Burning of Chambersburg (here, next to this marker); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (here, next to this marker); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (a few steps from this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War U.S.S. Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Between the States (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Also see . . . Confederate Conference - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,269 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.