Christiana in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Christiana Riot
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.177′ N, 76° 0.73′ W. Marker is in Christiana, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Lower Valley Road half a mile west of Orchard Buck Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Christiana PA 17509, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christiana Riot Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); William Chester Ruth (approx. 3.9 miles away); Great Minquas Path (approx. 3.9 miles away); William C. Sproul (approx. 4.5 miles away); Kinzer (approx. 5.4 miles away); Strasburg Rail Road Pittsburgh and Lake Erie No. 508 (approx. 8.5 miles away); Lehigh Valley No. 40 (approx. 8.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Christiana.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Gorsuch Tavern in Sparks, Maryland where the slave-owner assembled his forces.
Also see . . .
1. National Newspaper Reaction to the Christiana Resistance - Millersville University. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. The Christiana Riot - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Notable Events • Politics •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,992 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.