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

Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein

 
 
Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 14, 2009
1. Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein Memorial
Inscription.
Chaplain
This tablet
marks the spot where
the Rev. Samuel Henry Stein, D.D. L.L.D.
met his death
December 20, 1930
Chaplain
of the
Firemen's Association
of the
State of Pennsylvania
1914-1930
Erected to his memory
by the
firemen of Pennsylvania
1933

 
Erected 1933 by The Firemen of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 46.883′ N, 77° 15.55′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business Pennsylvania Route 15) and Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south on Emmitsburg Road. Touch for map. 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. 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fifth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alabamians! (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. One of the few markers on or around the battlefield that is unrelated to the events of July 1-3, 1863.
 
Regarding Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein. Reverend Stein died after losing control of his car and hitting a tree.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2015, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 17, 2015, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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