John Wallace, Jr.

John Wallace, Jr. (HM501)

Location: Waynesboro, PA 17268 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 45.051', W 77° 34.095'

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Laid out the present town in 1797 and named it Waynesburg in honor of General Anthony Wayne. In 1831, name changed to Waynesboro. Stone portion of the Wallace house still stands about 200 yards southeast of here.
HM NumberHM501
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceHome, Town
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1955
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:47am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DOUGLAS MOWEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 279966 N 4403259
Decimal Degrees39.75085000, -77.56825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.051', W 77° 34.095'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 3.0600" N, 77° 34' 5.7000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102-120 Enterprise Ave, Waynesboro PA 17268, US
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