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Lewisberry in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Pinchot Road

 
 
First Pinchot Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
1. First Pinchot Road Marker
Inscription. To "get the farmer out of the mud" was the road from here to Rossville. Gov. Gifford Pinchot broke ground here, July 23, 1931, to inaugurate the rural road improvement program of the Pennsylvania Department of Highways under the Act of June 22, 1931.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 6.948′ N, 76° 52.034′ W. Marker is in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Rosstown Road PA 177 and Bull Road, on the right when traveling north on Rosstown Road PA 177. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisberry PA 17339, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warrington Meeting House (approx. 5.5 miles away); Marcus A. Reno (approx. 7.6 miles away); John W. Geary (approx. 7.7 miles away); Col. James Burd (approx. 7.7 miles away); Daniel Drawbaugh (approx. 7.8 miles away); Rolling Green Cemetery Veterans' Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island (approx. 8.3 miles away); Shopp Cemetery (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. First Pinchot Road - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com
Rosstown Road looking south. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
2. Rosstown Road looking south.
(Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Gifford Pinchot at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentRoads & Vehicles
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,163 times since then and 10 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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