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Near Seven Stars in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Manor of Maske

 
 
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By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Manor of Maske Marker
Inscription. Surveyed in 1766. Named for an estate in England. The Manor was about 6 miles wide and 12 miles long with the southern boundary at present Mason-Dixon Line. It was the second largest reserved estate of the Penns in Pennsylvania. The western boundary line of the Manor was near this point.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 51.893′ N, 77° 18.802′ W. Marker is near Seven Stars, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Chambersburg Road (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of School House and Burial Ground (approx. 1.6 miles away); Twenty Sixth Pennsylvania Emergency Infantry (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Shot - Gettysburg (approx. 2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Roads West (approx. 2.8 miles away); Imboden's Brigade (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cashtown Inn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Manor of Maske markers
Manor of Maske Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Manor of Maske Marker
indicating some of the boundary.
 
Also see . . .  The Manor of Maske. A discussion of some of the people who lived in the Manor. (Submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,723 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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