“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Guilford Township, 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 (210) Adams County, PA (1393) Cumberland County, PA (356) Fulton County, PA (46) Huntingdon County, PA (82) Juniata County, PA (15) Perry County, PA (52) Frederick County, MD (525) Washington County, MD (864)  FranklinCounty(210) Franklin County (210)  AdamsCounty(1393) Adams County (1393)  CumberlandCounty(356) Cumberland County (356)  FultonCounty(46) Fulton County (46)  HuntingdonCounty(82) Huntingdon County (82)  JuniataCounty(15) Juniata County (15)  PerryCounty(52) Perry County (52)  FrederickCountyMaryland(525) Frederick County (525)  WashingtonCounty(864) Washington County (864)
Chambersburg is the county seat for Franklin County
Guilford Township is in Franklin County
      Franklin County (210)  
      Adams County (1393)  
      Cumberland County (356)  
      Fulton County (46)  
      Huntingdon County (82)  
      Juniata County (15)  
      Perry County (52)  
      Frederick County, Maryland (525)  
      Washington County, Maryland (864)  
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1Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Gettysburg Campaign
Gen. Robert E. Lee reached Chambersburg June 26, 1863. Hearing June 28 that Union troops under Gen. Joseph Hooker had crossed the Potomac to Frederick, he decided to unite his forces at Cashtown; and left the city by this road.Map (db m8007) HM
2Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Gettysburg Campaign
General Albert G. Jenkins' brigade of Southern cavalry entered Chambersburg on June 15, 1863, in advance of the main invasion force, and later led the invading army, June 22-24. General Robert E. Lee entered Chambersburg on June 26.Map (db m84013) HM
3Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Highway EnterpriseLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
The boom of the automobile industry led to another explosion — the restaurant industry. Americans were experiencing two new forces — the urge to ride in the car, and the urge to eat out. The restaurant could serve the hungry motorist and . . . Map (db m152350) HM
4Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Miner StationDedicated to the memory of John A. Miner — Friend, Founder, Mentor —
John A. Miner — a life-long resident of Guilford Township — served in Germany during the Korean War with the US Army. John's avid interest in trains and railroading was evidenced by his membership in the Lionel Train Collectors Club . . . Map (db m152348) HM
5Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Patrick Gass(1771 - 1870)
Enlisted by Meriwether Lewis as a private in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, 1803 - 1806; selected as a Sergeant in August, 1804. His carpentry and soldiering skills earned written commendation from Lewis. Gass later published his diaries of the . . . Map (db m8123) HM
6Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Pennsylvania Railroad Class N5C Cabin Car
Built in June 1942 in Altoona as number 477951, this caboose (known as a cabin car to PRR employees) served the PRR as well as the Penn Central and Conrail into the mid 1980s. After being retired, it was purchased by . . . Map (db m152349) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Pleasures of Roadside DiningLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Dodie's Restaurant holds an important place in the history of Franklin County dining establishments. In 1949, Kenny Hoover started a frozen custard stand in a remodeled Atlantic gas station near the Route 81 intersection. Once business prospered, he . . . Map (db m167239) HM
8Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Guilford Township — Quincy Railroad Station
This station served the town of Quincy, Pennsylvania on the Mont Alto Railroad, later the Cumberland Valley and Pennsylvania Railroads. The building was acquired by Guilford Township from James Fouchard in 2008, moved to Norlo Park and restored to . . . Map (db m152346) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022