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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Manor of Maske

(Eastern boundary)

 
 
Manor of Maske Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 8, 2008
1. Manor of Maske Marker
Inscription.  Surveyed in 1766. Named for an estate in England. The Manor was about 6 miles wide and 12 miles long with the southern boundary at present Mason-Dixon Line. It was the second largest reserved estate of the Penns in Pennsylvania. The eastern boundary line of the Manor was near this point.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 50.146′ N, 77° 13.042′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on York Street (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lieut. General Richard S. Ewell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Massie's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Kirkpatrick's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Nelson's Battalion
Manor of Maske Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 8, 2008
2. Manor of Maske Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Milledge's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Graham's Battery - Dance's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); 134th Regiment New York Infantry (approx. half a mile away); 154th New York Infantry (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Manor of Maske markers indicating some of the boundary.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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