Gettys' Tavern Site

Gettys' Tavern Site (HM1ZVJ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.883', W 77° 13.783'

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Near this site stood Samuel Gettys' tavern, at which on June 24, 1775 most of Captain Michael Doudel's company of riflemen was enlisted, from the Marsh Creek settlement, in prompt response to the call of the Continental Congress for volunteers.
The battalion of which they became a part was one of the first units from the west of the Hudson river to join General George Washington's army near Boston.
This memorial plaque was placed by the Gettysburg National Bank on June 24, 1975 as part of the Adams County observance of the bicentennial of American nationhood.
Year Placed1975
Placed ByGettysburg National Bank
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309195 N 4411421
Decimal Degrees39.83138333, -77.22971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.883', W 77° 13.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 52.98" N, 77° 13' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 York St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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