Historical Marker Search

You searched for Postal Code: 17257

Showing results 1 to 10 of 29
Pri. Battery G. 7 Regt. Coast Artly Cor. Died in France Jan. 10, 1918 in his 22nd year. A Memorial by the Citizens to the First Soldier of Shippensburg to give his life for worlds peace
[Title is text] Dedicated May 23, 1976
The Cumberland Valley Railroad operated between Harrisburg and Virginia beginning in the 1830s, and during the Civil War it permitted the Union to move troops and supplies rapidly up and down the valley. The railroad's tracks ran down the center o…
After the Confederate army took possession of Shippensburg on the afternoon of June 24, 1863, General Albert G. Jenkins established his headquarters here on the corner now occupied by the former First National Bank building. General Jenkins then m…
Memorial Trees dedicated to Lt. James F. Bearer, USMC Class of 1951 Charter Member of Veterans Club Gave his life in line of duty 26 April 1957, Iwakuna, Japan
The first major military engagement in Cumberland County during the Civil War took place in Shippensburg in the week leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg. As the action moved close to Shippensburg many in the town climbed onto their rooftops to …
Grain Merchant Railroad Magnate, Philanthropist ——————————————— Shippensburg, PA Founded 1730 Second Oldest Town West of the Susquehanna River Seste…
Samuel D. Sturgis, born in Shippensburg in 1822, was the son of hat-shop operator "Squire" James Sturgis who later constructed this elegant Greek Revival dwelling. After graduating from West Point in 1846, Samuel Sturgis served under General Zacha…
On this site in 1863 stood the crown jewel of Shippensburg's business district, the grand three-story Union Hotel that catered to the needs of both local businessmen and travelers. As the Rebel army advanced towards Shippensburg, the hotel's propr…
Built By Joseph Duncan, 1798 Merchant, Postmaster Alterations By James McLean c. 1875