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

Manor of Maske

[Eastern boundary]

 
 
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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 these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
 
Location. 39° 50.146′ N, 77° 13.042′ W. Marker is in Straban Township, 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);
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By Craig Swain, November 8, 2008
2. Manor of Maske Marker
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Nelson's Battalion (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 Straban Township.
 
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 November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 960 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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