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Fagleysville in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John F. Hartranft

 
 
John F. Hartranft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. John F. Hartranft Marker
Inscription. The birthplace of John F. Hartranft, Civil War hero and Pennsylvania Governor, 1873-79, is to the right on the side road. He reorganized the State Militia as part of the National Guard.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 16.284′ N, 75° 34.384′ W. Marker is in Fagleysville, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Cross Road and Sanatoga Road, on the left when traveling east on Cross Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gilbertsville PA 19525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Falkner Swamp Reformed Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hanover Lutheran Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Grubb Mansion (approx. 3.2 miles away); Annie Wittenmyer (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Hill School (approx. 3.7 miles away); Pottstown Historical Society (approx. 4 miles away); Pottstown War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Graham Post No. 106 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
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John F. Hartranft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. John F. Hartranft Marker
John F. Hartranft Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
3. John F. Hartranft Birthplace
This house maybe his birthplace as it is the only house on Cross Road on the right side up to the next crossroad.
John F. Hartranft grave monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 29, 2000
4. John F. Hartranft grave monument
Inscription on the monument-GAR General John F. Hartranft-Erected by the National Guard of Pennsylvania. It is located in Montgomery Cemetery, Norristown PA
John F. Hartranft Medal of Honor grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 9, 2000
5. John F. Hartranft Medal of Honor grave marker
The marker is located in Montgomery Cemetery, Norristown PA. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Colonel in the U.S. Vols for action on July 21, 1861 at Bull Run, VA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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