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Greencastle Public Square

Greencastle Public Square Maryland
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Stock #: 37723
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Greencastle
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Franklin
Publisher: Kelley's Studio
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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A view of the north side of Square showing First National Bank with Town Clock tower erected thereon in 1872. Town was laid out by John Allison in 1782. the bird houses on the poles around the square house Greencastle's famous Purple Martin Colony. Over N. Carlisle Street, shown in photo, passed upwards of 70,000 Confederate troops in 1863 on their way to and from Gettysburg. Here, also, Corporal William rill - the first Union soldier killed on Union soil in the Civil War was shot.