Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue

Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (HM52B)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.245', W 77° 39.69'

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Erected at center of Memorial Square to honor over 5,000 Franklin County soldiers who served in Civil War, 1861-65. Secured through gifts of Franklin County citizens and dedicated July 17, 1878.
Entered in National Register of Historic Places, May 19, 1978. Rebuilt through gifts of Franklin County citizens and rededicated October 5, 1979.
Tablets surrounding fountain honor Franklin County citizens who served in all U.S. wars. One plaque commemorates the meeting of General R. E. Lee and A. P. Hill before the Battle of Gettysburg.
Reconstruction of Memorial Square - A public facility - 1981. Funded in part through a grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, U.S. Department of the Interior and public contributions.
HM NumberHM52B
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272593 N 4424203
Decimal Degrees39.93741667, -77.66150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.245', W 77° 39.69'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 14.70" N, 77° 39' 41.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-16 U.S. 30, Chambersburg PA 17201, US
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