Patrick Gass

Patrick Gass (HM534)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17202 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 55.793', W 77° 37.774'

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(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 Expedition. A veteran of the War of 1812 and Battle of Lundy's Lane, Ontario, Gass was born and resided here until age ten.
HM NumberHM534
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 275297 N 4423285
Decimal Degrees39.92988333, -77.62956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 55.793', W 77° 37.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 55' 47.58" N, 77° 37' 46.44" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 219-1207 Franklin Farm Ln, Chambersburg PA 17202, US
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