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Mathias Roeser

 
 
Mathias Roeser Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Mathias Roeser Marker
Inscription. Here from 1740 to 1771 lived one of colonial America's most important gunsmiths. His work was central to development of the Pennsylvania rifle. Other family members and an apprentice, William Henry, Sr., became leading gunsmiths & supplied arms to the patriot cause in the Revolution.
 
Location. 40° 2.244′ N, 76° 18.674′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on W. King Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 W. King Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Architecture (approx. 0.2 miles away); John F. Reynolds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stevens Grave & Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thaddeus Stevens (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Frederick Steinman, Ph. B., LL. D. (approx. mile away); James Hale Steinman, A.B., LL. B., LL.D. (approx. mile away); Andrew Ellicott (approx. mile away); Bailey's Printshop (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Roeser House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Roeser House
 
 
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