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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Littlestown, 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 (1337) Cumberland County, PA (352) Franklin County, PA (182) York County, PA (295) Carroll County, MD (119) Frederick County, MD (469)  AdamsCounty(1337) Adams County (1337)  CumberlandCounty(352) Cumberland County (352)  FranklinCounty(182) Franklin County (182)  YorkCounty(295) York County (295)  CarrollCountyMaryland(119) Carroll County (119)  FrederickCounty(469) Frederick County (469)
Location of Littlestown, Pennsylvania
    Adams County (1337)
    Cumberland County (352)
    Franklin County (182)
    York County (295)
    Carroll County, Maryland (119)
    Frederick County, Maryland (469)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Army of the Potomac — July 5, 1863
Second Corps marched from Gettysburg to Two Taverns. Fifth Corps to Marsh Run. Sixth Corps to Fairfield. Eleventh Corps to Rock Creek. Twelfth Corps to Littlestown. First brigade Second cavalry division to Emmitsburg and the Artillery Reserve to . . . Map (db m10873) HM
2Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Charles M. Morehead, Sr. — 1891 - 1973
Flagpole given in memory of Charles M. Morehead, Sr. Veteran & First Commander of the John W. Ocker American Legion Post 321, Littlestown, PA. 1931 - 1932.Map (db m155331) HM WM
3Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Ernest W. Mayers
In loving remembrance of the one from our midst who made the Supreme Sacrifice in World War II Ernest W. Mayers France November 8, 1944 Map (db m155332) WM
4Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — In Memoriam....Ralph R. Ruggles, Jr
This tree is dedicated to the humblest of men who served his God, his country, and community. As the first president of the Littlestown Jaycees in 1950, Ralph demonstrated daily "that service to humanity is the best work of life."Map (db m155333) HM
5Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown — And the Civil War
The Civil War played an important role in the history of Littlestown is just 10 miles south of Gettysburg, so it played a key role in the housing and care of soldiers during the Civil War. Many different soldiers and officers passed through . . . Map (db m10849) HM
6Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown — Developing Years — 19th Century —
The coming of the Littlestown Railroad in 1858 brought growth and a new life to Littlestown. The railroad ran E-W along Cemetery Street and was extended west to Frederick, MD, in 1872. It was not uncommon for Littlestown citizens to leave . . . Map (db m10852) HM
7Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown — 20th Century
The turn of the century brought the continuation of growth and change to Littlestown. The photos depict businesses and properties which may be familiar to many despite some changes in appearance. The Littlestown to Hanover trolley line, installed . . . Map (db m10859) HM
8Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown — Early History — 1762-1815 —
Littlestown is situated at the intersection of the Old Monocacy Road (opened in 1736) and the Baltimore to Pittsburg Road, (1770) later known as the Gettysburg and Petersburg Turnpike. The Old Monocacy Road was the road between Wrightsville, PA and . . . Map (db m128572) HM
9Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown — "Fair ladies ... long live in peace, prosperity and happiness" — Gettysburg Campaign —
After a stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia through Maryland into Pennsylvania, marching east to threaten Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. The Army . . . Map (db m147271) HM
10Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown 250 Years
Littlestown's Sestercentennial July 15, 2015 250 Years Proud Littlestown was founded on July 15th of 1765 when Peter Little sold his first six lots. Peter was born Johann Peter Klein.Map (db m128574) HM
11Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown War Memorial
Dedicated in memory and in honor of the brave men and women of this community who served their country in all wars Those who made the supreme sacrifice World War I John W. Ocker World War II Robert J. Collins • Vernon . . . Map (db m35292) WM
12Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Peter (Klein) Little
In honor of Peter (Klein) Little 1724-1773 Founder of Littlestown Founded in 1765 Originally named "Kleina-Stedtle", renamed in 1795Map (db m147273) HM
13Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Veterans Memorial
This memorial is a tribute to the brave men and women who have served, are serving and will serve in the United States Armed Forces protecting our country and its freedomMap (db m155334) WM
14Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Veterans Memorial
In remembrance of all VeteransMap (db m155335) WM
 
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