Hunterstown Battlefield

Historical SitesHunterstown Battlefield, Adams County, PA

One of the oldest towns in the country and was named after David Hunter, a Revolutionary War soldier.

Location of the Historic Tate Farm and blacksmith shop, where President George Washington stopped in 1794 to have his horse shod on his return from Pittsburgh at the time of the Whiskey Rebellion.

Location of the Felty & Gilbert Farms where George Custer's Cavalry met in battle with J.E.B. Stuart's Cavalry on July 2, 1863, viewed as having a very significant bearing on the outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg. Where Custer narrowly escaped losing his life.

Hunterstown Battlefield

Adams County, PA

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