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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S.A. Signal Station

 
 
U.S.A. Signal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Donovan, October 24, 2015
1. U.S.A. Signal Station Marker
Inscription.
U.S.A.
This building served as a Union signal station June 30, July 1 & 4, 1863 and as a hospital for the care of both Union and Confederate wounded July 1st and for some weeks thereafter.
 
Location. 39° 50.087′ N, 77° 14.063′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Penn Hall Drive west of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the left side of the south entrance of Pennsylvania Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The College Hospital (a few steps from this marker); The Battle Arrives (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Founding of Gettysburg College (about 500 feet away); Dwight D. Eisenhower (about 600 feet away); "... you know nothing about the lesson anyhow." (about 700 feet away); The Office of a President (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Dwight D. Eisenhower (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
U.S.A. Signal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Donovan, October 24, 2015
2. U.S.A. Signal Station Marker
Pictures shows the south-facing entrance of Pennsylvania Hall. Plaque can be seen to the left of the stairs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2015, by Bill Donovan of Maplewood, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2015, by Bill Donovan of Maplewood, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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