Cumberland Township 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 these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is January 17, 1766.
Location. 39° 46.094′ N, 77° 16.228′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. 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. First U.S. Cavalry (approx. half a mile away); Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reserve Brigade (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sixth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battery K, First U.S. Artillery1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.7 miles away); David L. Grove (approx. 0.8 miles away); 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.