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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Annville, Pennsylvania

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Lebanon is the county seat for Lebanon County
Annville is in Lebanon County
      Lebanon County (100)  
      Berks County (275)  
      Dauphin County (310)  
      Lancaster County (507)  
      Schuylkill County (127)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — 17 East Main Street
Friends of Old Annville Historic BuildingMap (db m169195) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . Map (db m135099) HM WM
3 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Annville
Formerly Millerstown. Renamed for Ann Miller, wife of the founder. Founded 1762Map (db m220419) HM
4 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Biever House49 South White Oak Street
This property has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department Of The InteriorMap (db m227478) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Blue Mountain Forts
In 1763-64, from a line of six loghouse stations to the north, settlers were defended by the Paxton Rangers – volunteers paid by Pennsylvania’s Provincial government. Fort Hunter was on the Susquehanna just north of Blue Mountain, and the . . . Map (db m32224) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Historic Downtown AnnvilleShertzer, Kinports and the Dime and Savings Bank — Northwest Corner —
The Lebanon Valley Farmer's Bank site occupies four former properties. John Shertzer Sr. built a stone home on the fourth property from the corner in 1798, the year of the Window Tax. His son Jacob inherited that home on Shertzer Sr.'s . . . Map (db m227970) HM
7 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Historic Downtown AnnvilleSimon Crall's Eagle Hotel — Southwest Corner (circa 1870) —
Before the famed Pennway Hotel occupied the southwest corner an inn was there, which went by the name Old Tavern until 1789, then, the Henning Hotel, Charles W. Kuhnle's, 1850, Jacob Fink's, 1860, and finally, the Eagle Hotel, 1870. Philip . . . Map (db m227976) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Historic Downtown AnnvilleSeabold's Drug Store — Southeast Corner (circa 1916) —
In the years before the 1834 School Act, a one-story stone academy stood on a lot behind Turkey Hill Market. In 1839 a log home and George Walker's foundry were on this site and Philip Johnson was in the corner property. In 1870, the corner . . . Map (db m227979) HM
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9 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Historic Downtown AnnvilleFurniture Manufactory & Warerooms of Peter Forney — Northeast Corner: 1843 —
Peter Forney Furniture Mannufactory & Warehouse was established on this corner in 1843. Peter's mother, known as Granny, had a Beer and Cake Shop in Peter's store were the Washington Band was organized in 1858. Granny lived with Peter's family . . . Map (db m227981) HM
10 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Indiantown
The native village from which, in turn, the Creek, Gap, and great Military Reservation derived their names, formerly stood near here. The Delaware Indians took this route to Shamokin, upon their removal from the Schuylkill region.Map (db m30045) HM
11 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Indiantown Gap Military Reservation
Authorized in 1929, first land bought in 1931, and first used by the National Guard in 1932. In 1940 it was leased to the Federal government as an Army cantonment. The total area is now more than 16,000 acres.Map (db m32227) HM
12 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — John Walter
Co-laborer of Jacob Albright in founding of Evangelical Church, born 1791, died 1818, is buried in this cemetery. An effective preacher and hymn writer, he published the first songbook for his church.Map (db m30060) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Lebanon Valley College Administration Building
Friends of Old Annville Historic BuildingMap (db m169207) HM
14 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Lindley Murray
Famous grammarian, author of the English Grammar, was born June 7, 1745, in a house on Indiantown Creek near this point. Robert Murray, his father, owned a mill here from 1743 to 1746.Map (db m30281) HM
15 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Mary Jane Hicks
Benefactor Renovation Project Allen Theatre MJ's Coffeehouse Grand Reopening September 21, 1995Map (db m169203) HM
16 Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Annville — Reed's Fort
Just south of this point stood the house of Adam Reed, Esq. In 1755 it was turned into a fort. Here, with Rangers from Hanover Township, Reed protected the people of the countryside against Indian raids.Map (db m30050) HM
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Sep. 24, 2023