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Historical Markers in Fairfield, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Adams County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Adams County, PA (1436) Cumberland County, PA (428) Franklin County, PA (228) York County, PA (437) Carroll County, MD (210) Frederick County, MD (558)  AdamsCounty(1436) Adams County (1436)  CumberlandCounty(428) Cumberland County (428)  FranklinCounty(228) Franklin County (228)  YorkCounty(437) York County (437)  CarrollCountyMaryland(210) Carroll County (210)  FrederickCounty(558) Frederick County (558)
Gettysburg is the county seat for Adams County
Fairfield is in Adams County
      Adams County (1436)  
ADJACENT TO ADAMS COUNTY
      Cumberland County (428)  
      Franklin County (228)  
      York County (437)  
      Carroll County, Maryland (210)  
      Frederick County, Maryland (558)  
 
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1 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Army of the PotomacJuly 6, 1863
First Corps marched from Gettysburg to Emmitsburg. Fifth Corps from Marsh Run to Moritz's Cross-Roads. Sixth Corps from Fairfield to Emmitsburg except the Third brigade, Second Division which in conjunction with the First Brigade, Second Cavalry . . . Map (db m10770) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — FairfieldAftermath of Batle — Gettysburg Campaign —
(Preface): After Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, he led the Army of Northern Virginia west to the Shenandoah Valley, then north through central Maryland and across the Mason-Dixon Line . . . Map (db m60301) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Fairfield
Named for Fairfield, England. Founded 1784Map (db m217079) HM
4 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Field Hospital
Wounded of the Sixth U.S. Cavalry and Sixth Virginia Cavalry C.S.A. were cared for in this church building after a severe engagement that took place two miles north of here on July 3, 1863.Map (db m10773) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Harry E. Brown
This "fire gong" came from the Fairfield farm of Harry E. Brown 1874-1951 Volunteer Fireman Church leader Civic elder School Board president First "Pennsylvania Master Farmer" of Adams County (1935) Given in memory by his grandsons Thomas . . . Map (db m103690) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Historic Fairfield Inn
Historic Gettysburg Historic Fairfield Inn 1757 Adams County Honored 2007 Civil War Building July 1863Map (db m113667) HM
7 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Major Samuel S. Starr
Major Samuel S. Starr and other wounded officers of the 6th U.S. Cavalry were cared for here July 3, 1863Map (db m103691) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — St. John's United Church of Christ Bell
This bell is from St. John's United Church of Christ which united with Zion Lutheran to form a new congregation in 1968, St. John Lutheran Church. It is a reminder of God's call to the faithful to worship in this region and a symbol of Christian . . . Map (db m159858) HM
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9 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — "Tapeworm Railroad"
Begun in 1836 by the State of Pennsylvania, largely through the efforts of Thaddeus Stevens. The meandering railroad's nickname was provided by its opponents. It was put up for sale in 1842. Just west of here stands its granite stone viaduct.Map (db m10767) HM
10 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — Before The Battle Of GettysburgEvents Along The Emmitsburg & Waynesboro Turnpike
On June 22, 1863, a skirmish erupted at Monterey Pass when Company D of the 4th Virginia Cavalry attacked portions of Union cavalry under the command of Captain Robert Bell, Captain Samuel Randall, and several members of the Gettysburg Home Guard. . . . Map (db m148604) HM
11 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — Fairfield
Named for Fairfield, England. Founded 1784Map (db m217081) HM
12 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — Jacks Mountain Road Covered Bridge
The Jacks Mountain Road Covered Bridge has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m136403) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — The Battle of Fountain Dale
Fountain Dale is located between Jack's Mountain and Beard's Hill, and is also connected to two major mountain gaps, Monterey Pass and Fairfield Gap, which would prove to be fighting ground all of it's own. Troops on both sides needed to keep the . . . Map (db m8512) HM
14 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — The Battle of Monterey Pass
On the morning of July 4, Union General Judson Kilpatrick's Cavalry Division consisting of General George Custer and Colonel Nathaniel Richmond's Brigades were ordered from Gettysburg to attack the wagon trains that were moving on the road between . . . Map (db m30968) HM
15 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — The Battle Of Monterey PassCitizens’ Stories and Kilpatrick’s Advance
On the afternoon of July 4, Union General Judson Kilpatrick left Emmitsburg with three brigades of cavalry, supported by three batteries of rifled artillery. Kilpatrick was ordered to locate and attack a Confederate wagon train that was moving over . . . Map (db m104827) HM
16 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Liberty Township — John Hanson "Hance" Steelman(1655-1749)
Indian trader and interpreter of Maryland and Pennsylvania. First settler in this valley. Born of Swedish parents along the Delaware. This tablet erected by Liberty Twp. and Fairfield Area Bicentennial Cmte. First Marker Placed in 1924 by . . . Map (db m29543) HM
17 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Liberty Township — The Fountaindale Lutheran Church and Cemetery
At this site, on December 8, 1842, the Lutheran Church of Fountaindale was consecrated by pastor Solomon Sentman. The church was built on land owned by Joseph and Isaac Baugher, and previously owned by Daniel Sprenkle. In 1842, there were 55 . . . Map (db m134154) HM
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Apr. 12, 2024