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Littlestown—Early History—1762-1815. . Littlestown is situated at the intersection of the Old Monocacy Road (opened in 1736) and the Baltimore to Pittsburg Road, (1770) later known as the Gettysburg and Petersburg Turnpike. The Old Mon…
Littlestown 250 Years. . . Littlestown's Sestercentennial . July 15, 2015 . 250 Years Proud . Littlestown was founded on July 15th of 1765 when Peter Little sold his first six lots. Peter was born Johann Peter Klein.
Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth.
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States
Dedicated in memory and in honor ofthe brave men and women of thiscommunity who served theircountry in all wars
Those who made the supreme sacrifice
World War IJohn W. Ocker
World War IIRobert J. Collins · Vernon E. BauerlineLowell…
In honor of revolutionary soldiers buried in this cemetery.
Johannes Bard ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Philip RahnJacob Beihl ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?? George Jacob SchermanJacob Brothers ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Andreas SchreiverJohn Crouse ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? …
The congregation was organized May 4, 1747 by the Rev. Michael Schlatter who was sent by the Synods of Holland to Pennsylvania.On this site stood the first church, a log structure, which was replaced in 1798 by a brick church. This edifice enlarge…
Second Corps marched from Gettysburg to Two Taverns. Fifth Corps to Marsh Run. Sixth Corps to Fairfield. Eleventh Corps to Rock Creek. Twelfth Corps to Littlestown. First brigade Second cavalry division to Emmitsburg and the Artillery Reserve to L…
The turn of the century brought the continuation of growth and change to Littlestown.
The photos depict businesses and properties which may be familiar to many despite some changes in appearance.
The Littlestown to Hanover trolley line, inst…
The coming of the Littlestown Railroad in 1858 brought growth and a new life to Littlestown. The railroad ran E-W along Cemetery Street and was extended west to Frederick, MD, in 1872. It was not uncommon for Littlestown citizens to leave Littelst…
The Civil War played an important role in the history of Littlestown is just 10 miles south of Gettysburg, so it played a key role in the housing and care of soldiers during the Civil War. Many different soldiers and officers passed through Little…