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At Rockford near here lived & died General Edward Hand, M.D.

 
 
At Rockford near here lived & died General Edward Hand, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. At Rockford near here lived & died General Edward Hand, M.D. Marker
Inscription. Soldier of the Revolution, Adjutant General & friend of Washington. Born in Clydruff, Ireland. He first fought for British rights, then for American liberty. Lancaster County's Historical Society erected this tablet Sept. 20, A.D. 1912, to honor a soldier, statesman and gentleman and all of the County's sons, who fought in freedom's holy cause.
 
Location. 40° 1.234′ N, 76° 17.236′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Williamson Road 0.2 miles south of Rockford Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Ford (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sgt Joseph E Jackson (approx. 1.1 miles away); James Buchanan (approx. 1.1 miles away); Conestoga Navigation Company (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fulton Opera House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Rock Ford Mansion image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Rock Ford Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,196 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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