Well, Look What We Found!

Well, Look What We Found! (HM1FFQ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.075', W 77° 13.271'

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At the height of preservation work on the Spangler summer kitchen, this previously unknown well was discovered. After further investigation and interviews with previous caretakers of the property, it was revealed that the well was used for many years in farming operations. According to oral histories, after long, dry summers, this well usually ran dry; thus, the family eventually removed the well pump and covered it over. Could the Spanglers and hospital patients have been faced with these same conditions in July 1863?
Year Placed2014
Placed ByGettysburg Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309843 N 4408058
Decimal Degrees39.80125000, -77.22118333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.075', W 77° 13.271'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 4.5" N, 77° 13' 16.26" W
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Area Code(s)717
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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