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The Flood

Robert Jones, farm

 
 
The Flood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
1. The Flood Marker
Inscription.  Godorus Flood August 9th 1817 A Eminence height and Running Stream Spread and flowing all over the Bank mr Skeanther, and Tompson, Ale and Beer porter bottles from his Brewhouse Come flown down the Stream. I Swim in and catch hold of sum, and brought them to the shore. It was At old George Joys meadow.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureDisastersIndustry & CommerceNotable EventsWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is August 9, 1817.
 
Location. 39° 57.775′ N, 76° 43.753′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on West Clarke Avenue just east of North Cherry Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 N Cherry Ln, York PA 17401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Marketmaster (here, next to this marker); Tom Albright Stealing Beef (a few steps from this marker); Peace Child (a few steps from this marker); The York Depot, September 28th, 1861 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Squirrel hunt in 1824
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(within shouting distance of this marker); George Adam Gosler (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); old Schreck and Wife 1799 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 3, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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