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Manor of Maske

 
 
Manor of Maske Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 8, 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 eastern boundary line of the Manor was near this point.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 50.146′ N, 77° 13.042′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on York Street (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling west. 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 walking distance of this marker. Lieut. General Richard S. Ewell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Massie's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Kirkpatrick's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Nelson's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Milledge's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Graham's Battery - Dance's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); 134th Regiment New York Infantry (approx. half a mile away); 154th New York Infantry (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers.
Manor of Maske Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 8, 2008
2. Manor of Maske Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Manor of Maske markers 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 November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 773 times since then and 6 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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