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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Act of Congress Tablets
Structure Number:
CM10
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Gettysburg National Military Park
Park District:
GETC Gettysburg National Cemetery
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Pennsylvania
Structure County:
Adams
Region:
Northeast
Cluster:
Chesapeake
Administrative Unit:
Gettysburg National Military Park
LCS ID:
080632
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
03/19/1975
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
Two tablets erected in National Cemetery to inform visitors. Tablets commerate establishment & protection of National Cemeteries. Said Act was enacted in February of 1867.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1890
AD
1900
AD


 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Primary Current Use:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Outdoor Sculpture
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Cast Iron
Short Physical Description:
2 tablets placed along Cemetery Loop at north & south ends, approx. 3'x4'. Mounted at a slant on a tubular pedestal, approx. 3'H. Inscribed tablet details section 3 of Act, enabling misdemeanors & fines for destruction, etc. of National Cemeteries.