Chambersburg

Chambersburg (HM1QR5)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 54.759', W 77° 40.136'

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Settled 1734 by Benjamin Chambers, who laid out "Chambers Town" in 1764. Seat of Franklin County since 1784. Scene of Civil War events: Raided by "Jeb" Stuart, 1862; occupied by Confederates in 1863; and burned by them in 1864.
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HM NumberHM1QR5
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Year Placed1948
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, February 19th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271875 N 4421472
Decimal Degrees39.91265000, -77.66893333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 54.759', W 77° 40.136'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 54' 45.54" N, 77° 40' 8.16" W
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Area Code(s)717
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1552 S Main St, Chambersburg PA 17201, US
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