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Dykeman Springs

1 Dykeman Road,
Shippensburg, PA 17257
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The Dykeman Springs in Shippensburg were originally called Indian Head Springs for the Delaware Indians that were living there in 1730. Dykeman Springs is surrounded by the 56-acre Dykeman Park, which features a number of walking trails and is open from dawn until dusk.

Civil War Significance: The Confederate troops, numbering 20,000, set up an encampment here on June 25, 1863. A few days later the troops were sent to Gettysburg and by July 4th close to half the men were killed, wounded or missing. Discover this site and others with the All Things Civil War in Cumberland Valley trip idea.

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