Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Manor of Maske
was part of the
Manor of Maske
John, Richard, and
Proprietors of Pennsylvania
June 18, 1741
January 17-30, 1766
Containing 43,500 acres
(Around the edges are the survey annotations):
North 3842 Perches
East 1900 Perches
South 3954 Purches
Along Mason Dixon Line 1887 Purches
Erected 1991 by Adams County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1832.
Location. 39° 49.928′ N, 77° 14.67′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Seminary Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Located on Schmucker Hall in the Lutheran Theological Seminary. 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. Samuel Simon Schmucker Hall (here, next to this marker); Crisis Comes to the Seminary's Back Door (here, next to this marker); The Seminary Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Seminary Ridge MuseumGettysburg Seminary (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Life as a Seminary Student (within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Defense of Seminary Ridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
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