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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Manor of Maske

 
 
Manor of Maske Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. Manor of Maske Marker
Inscription.
This site
was part of the
Manor of Maske
warranted by
John, Richard, and
Thomas Penn
Proprietors of Pennsylvania
June 18, 1741
Surveyed
January 17-30, 1766
Containing 43,500 acres

(Around the edges are the survey annotations):
North 3842 Perches
East 1900 Perches
South 3954 Purches
Along Mason Dixon Line 1887 Purches
 
Erected 1991 by Adams County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 49.928′ N, 77° 14.67′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Seminary Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located on Schmucker Hall in the Lutheran Theological Seminary. 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. Samuel Simon Schmucker Hall (here, next to this marker); Crisis Comes to the Seminary's Back Door (here, next to this marker); Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Life as a Seminary Student (within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Defense of Seminary Ridge
Plaques on the Portico image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. Plaques on the Portico
Above the Manor of Maske Plaque is another:
This Portico is
a peace memorial
commemorating
the 50th anniversary
of the battle
A.D. 1913
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Valentine Hall (about 300 feet away); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 400 feet away); Third Richmond Howitzers (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Schmucker Hall image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. Schmucker Hall
The plaques are to the right of the main entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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