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Bainbridge in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Conoy Indian Town

 
 
Conoy Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 24, 2008
1. Conoy Indian Town Marker
Inscription. From about 1718-1743, the Conoy Indian Tribe had its settlement slightly to the west of here. Closely related to the Nanticoke Tribe, with whom they eventually merged, the Conoy Indians gradually migrated into Pennsylvania from the area of Chesapeake Bay.
 
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 5.157′ N, 76° 39.593′ W. Marker is in Bainbridge, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on River Road PA 441 0.2 miles south of Division Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bainbridge PA 17502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel S. Haldeman (approx. half a mile away); River Brethren (approx. 1.2 miles away); Codorus Furnace (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Codorus Furnace (approx. 3 miles away); Simon Cameron (approx. 4.1 miles away); In honor of those who served our country in Korea & Vietnam (approx. 4.2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 4.2 miles away); In honor of those who served in the World War (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bainbridge.
 
Also see . . .
Conoy Creek image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 24, 2008
2. Conoy Creek
This creek empties into the Susquehanna River, just a short distance away.

1. Access Genealogy - Conoy Indian Tribe History. (Submitted on February 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Conoy Indian Town - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,730 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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