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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1USL_birthplace-of-john-luther-long-historical_Hanover-PA.html
Birthplace of John Luther Long A distinguished son of Hanover, Pennsylvania Lawyer, Playwright, Novelist 1855-1927 Author of Madame Butterfly Source of famous Puccini opera and many other stories and plays. The community erects this tablet …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1GO7_army-of-the-potomac_Hanover-PA.html
Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Middleburg to Taneytown. First Corps marched from Emmittsburg to Marsh Run, third Corps from Taneytown to Bridgeport. Fifth Corps from Liberty via Johnsville Union Bridge and Union to Union Mills. Sixth …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1GO5_army-of-the-potomac_Hanover-PA.html
First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmittsburg to Gettysburg. Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg. Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg. Fifth Corps from Union Mills vi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1GO3_major-general-george-armstrong-custer_Hanover-PA.html
1839 —— 1876 Killed in Battle of Little Big Horn River, Montana, in Sioux Indian War. Was Brig. Gen. Commander of 1st, 5th, 6th, 7th, Michigan Cavalry Regiments and Pennington's Battery at the Battle of Hanover June 30, 1863. In the 18…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYTE_the-jacob-wirt-house_Hanover-PA.html
At approximately 8:00 a.m. the head of Kilpatrick's Union Cavalry Division halted on Frederick Street. When Reverend William K. Zieber, pastor of Emmanuel Reformed Church learned about the hungry cavalrymen, he encouraged the crowd of townspeople …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMUZM_army-of-the-potomac_Hanover-PA.html
First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmittsburg to Gettysburg. Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg. Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg. Fifth Corps from Union Mills vi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMUZJ_army-of-the-potomac_Hanover-PA.html
Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Middleburg to Taneytown. First Corps marched from Emmittsburg to Marsh Run, third Corps from Taneytown to Bridgeport. Fifth Corps from Liberty via Johnsville Union Bridge and Union to Union Mills. Sixth …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMSAV_passenger-pigeon_Hanover-PA.html
In the interest of the preservation of wildlife we here dedicate this memorial to the ill-fated passenger pigeon which from earliest pioneer days until the 1880s flocked to these Pigeon Hills. This migratory bird, now extinct, was once so plentifu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNL7_in-search-of-peace_Hanover-PA.html
For Those Who Served inPeace and War
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMF37_the-mary-ann-forge-and-furnace_Hanover-PA.html
The Mary Ann Forge and Furnace was one half mile east of this marker. Founded 1761-62 by George Ross, Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Mark Bird on Friendship Tract along Furnace Creek, cannon and cannon balls were produced for Genera…
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