History & Heritage in Greencastle PA

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  • Charmain Rd,. North of SR 16 Waynesboro, PA 17268
    Approximately 10,000 soldiers fought around Monterey Pass, making it, next to Gettysburg, the largest Civil War battle fought in Pennsylvania.
  • Main and Seminary Streets Mercersburg, PA 17050
    On July 3, 1863, three Confederate riders in the town square of Mercersburg were ambushed by two union stragglers.
  • 120 N. Main St. Mercersburg, PA 17236-1724
    717-328-3525
    During the first Chambersburg Raid, Gen. Stuart used his side porch as temporary headquarters and ate lunch with his staff. The Steiger children had German measles, so they declined going inside...
  • Star Route, Route 16 Mercersburg, PA 17236
    717-485-3948
    This small park is the birthplace of James Buchanan, the 15th president of the U.S. and has picnicking and stream fishing.
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  • 10655 Antrim Church Rd. Greencastle, PA 17225
    717-597-3818
    Monument site in Antrim Township where Enoch Brown (teacher) and 10 scholars were scalped by indians during the Pontiac Rebellion (1764) following the French and Indian War.
  • Baltimore St., Rihl Monument, Fleming Farm, Downtown, Brick Sidewalk Greencastle, PA 17225
    Cpl. William Rihl, a Philadelphia native, was the first Union soldier killed on Pennsylvania soil.
  • Fairview Cemetery, near Perimeter Rd. Mercersburg, PA 17236
    The grave of Confederate private J. W. Alban, a scout shot in Mercersburg, stands beside the stones of two Confederate casualties of Gettysburg in Fairview Cemetery.
  • Mercersburg, PA Mercersburg, PA 17236
    Located in Franklin County, Mercersburg is a short distance from the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Less than an hour away is the Antietam/Sharpsburg battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland, where...
  • 144 N. Church St Waynesboro, PA 17268-1222
    The battle of Monterey Pass was fought on July 4-5, 1863 and is the second largest Civil War battle in Pennsylvania and was the only battle that was fought on both sides of the Mason and Dixon Line...
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  • S.R. 416 Mercersburg, PA 17050
    In 1862, Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart intended to use this home as his headquarters in Mercersburg.
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