John Brown Raid

John Brown Raid (HMA)

Location: Mont Alto, PA 17237 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.4134', W 77° 32.6914'

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Captain John Cooke, one of Brown's followers, was captured near here on October 25, 1859, nine days after the raid on Harper's Ferry. He was hanged December 16, two weeks after John Brown.
HM NumberHMA
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 8:21pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DOUGLAS MOWEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282306 N 4413115
Decimal Degrees39.84022400, -77.54485700
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.4134', W 77° 32.6914'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 24.8064" N, 77° 32' 41.4852" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-610 PA-233, Mont Alto PA 17237, US
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