In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army

In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army (HM2YZ)

Location: Lititz, PA 17543 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 9.356', W 76° 18.165'

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who died in this building when it was used by order of General Washington as a military hospital from Dec. 19, 1777 to Aug. 28, 1778. This tablet is erected by the Lititz Moravian Congregation
of the 450 men quartered here, there died 120, of whom 110 were buried near the eastern limit of the settlement.
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HM NumberHM2YZ
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Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceChurch/House of Worship
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Placed ByLititz Moravian Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 10:53pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationThis is at the Lititz Moravian Congregation church at 6 Church Street, Lititz, PA
Location DescriptionMounted to the right of the entrance door to the Single Brethren's House.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 389049 N 4445878
Decimal Degrees40.15593333, -76.30275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 9.356', W 76° 18.165'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 9' 21.3600" N, 76° 18' 9.9000" W
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Area Code(s)717
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Church Ave, Lititz PA 17543, US
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