“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Mason-Dixon Line

Mason - Dixon Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Mason - Dixon Line Marker
Inscription. The historic boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland was surveyed, 1763–1767, by Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon to settle border disputes between the two Provinces. This section of the Mason-Dixon Line was first surveyed in late July and early August 1765.
Erected 1970 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 43.253′ N, 76° 54.963′ W. Marker is near Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (Pennsylvania Route 94) near Maryland Route 30, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at State line where MD Rt. 30 becomes PA Rt. 94. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mary Ann Forge and Furnace (approx. 3.9 miles away); German Church (approx. 4 miles away in Maryland); Manchester (approx. 4.3 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Manchester (approx. 4.4 miles away in Maryland); Passenger Pigeon (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Passenger Pigeon (approx. 4.8 miles away); In Search of Peace (approx. 5.5 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hanover.
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsPolitical Subdivisions
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,653 times since then and 38 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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