“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greencastle, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Franklin County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Franklin County, PA (218) Adams County, PA (1424) Cumberland County, PA (408) Fulton County, PA (46) Huntingdon County, PA (85) Juniata County, PA (18) Perry County, PA (60) Frederick County, MD (553) Washington County, MD (871)  FranklinCounty(218) Franklin County (218)  AdamsCounty(1424) Adams County (1424)  CumberlandCounty(408) Cumberland County (408)  FultonCounty(46) Fulton County (46)  HuntingdonCounty(85) Huntingdon County (85)  JuniataCounty(18) Juniata County (18)  PerryCounty(60) Perry County (60)  FrederickCountyMaryland(553) Frederick County (553)  WashingtonCounty(871) Washington County (871)
Chambersburg is the county seat for Franklin County
Greencastle is in Franklin County
      Franklin County (218)  
      Adams County (1424)  
      Cumberland County (408)  
      Fulton County (46)  
      Huntingdon County (85)  
      Juniata County (18)  
      Perry County (60)  
      Frederick County, Maryland (553)  
      Washington County, Maryland (871)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — Captain Ulric Dahlgren
Commanded a detachment of Union cavalry that made a surprise attack on a larger force of Confederate cavalry on this square, July 2, 1863. Important papers for General Lee were taken from the men who were captured.Map (db m201758) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — Colonel John Allison1738-1795
This tablet honors the memory of Col. John AllisonWho, in 1782, founded Greencastle. Allison's Tavern, which stood on this site 200 years ago, was the beginning point of the survey which resulted in the streets and building lots that formed the town . . . Map (db m11613) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — G.B. Freeman Jr.
"In Memory Of" G.B. Freeman Jr. Gunner, Sergeant 4th Marines 6th Division W.W. II Okinawa 1942-1945 Father and Terry L. Rush Sergeant 1st Marine Air Wing Tet Offensive Vietnam 1964 - 1968 Brother of Richard Freeman Sr. and . . . Map (db m159795) WM
4 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — Harry D. Zeigler
"In Memory Of" Harry D. Zeigler Y3rd CS U.S. Navy W.W.II Battle of Coral Sea Oct 2, 1940 to May 9, 1942 Dedicated by VFW Post 6319 Map (db m159792) WM
5 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — In Memoriam
U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. MaineMap (db m159788) HM WM
6 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — Joseph E. Kuglar
"In Memory Of" Joseph E. Kuglar MM3rd Class U.S. Navy W.W.II ATO and PTO Jan. 15, 1944 to Oct. 29, 1945 Dedicated by his family Map (db m159791) WM
7 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — McCullough's Tavern
Here on October 12, 1794, President George Washington is said to have taken breakfast while passing through the area to suppress the "Whiskey Rebellion." This tavern, ca. 1700's, was owned by Robert McCullough and was also known as The Mansion . . . Map (db m11615) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — Michael G. Oravetz
. . . Map (db m159793) WM
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9 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — The First Soldier to Fall
When General Robert E. Lee’s invading army overran the Union garrison at Winchester, Virginia, on June 15, 1863, elements of the 1st New York “Lincoln” Cavalry covered the retreat. Company C, under Captain William Boyd, continued to harass the . . . Map (db m34162) HM
10 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — Veterans Memorial
In memory of our comradesMap (db m159796) WM
11 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle — William J. Hudson
"In Memory Of" William J. Hudson Pvt. U.S. Army W.W.II ETO July 27, 1944 to August 25, 1945 Dedicated by his wife Rose Hudson and family Map (db m159790) WM
12 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle, Antrim Township — Corporal William H. RihlCo. C, 1st N.Y. Cavalry
(Front):To the memory of Corporal William H. Rihl. Co. C. 1st N.Y. (Lincoln) Cavalry. Who was killed on this spot June 22, 1863 (Left):The First Union Soldier killed in action in Pennsylvania (Back):An humble but brave . . . Map (db m11616) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle, Antrim Township — Gettysburg Campaign
Over this route Confederate General R.S. Ewell's 2d Army Corps led Lee's invading forces on June 22, 1863. Next day Gen. Jubal Early, under Ewell's command, entered the state to the east, near Waynesboro.Map (db m7999) HM
14 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle, Antrim Township — Gettysburg Campaign
Here on June 22, 1863, the First N.Y. Cavalry attacked the Southern advance force of cavalry under Gen. A.G. Jenkins. Here died the first Union soldier killed in action in Pennsylvania. Corporal William H. Rihl of Philadelphia, serving in a . . . Map (db m167824) HM
15 Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Greencastle, Antrim Township — Greencastle
Named for Greencastle in north of Ireland. Founded 1750Map (db m192337) HM
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Dec. 7, 2023