Gap in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William Chester Ruth
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 39° 59.512′ N, 76° 1.13′ W. Marker is in Gap, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) 0.2 miles west of White Horse Road (Pennsylvania Route 897), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gap PA 17527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as Great Minquas Path (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gap Clock Tower (approx. half a mile away); Kinzer (approx. 2.8 miles away); Christiana Riot Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Atglen (approx. 3.8 miles away); Atglen Borough Hall (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Christiana Riot (approx. 3.9 miles away); Leaman Place Bridge (1893) (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gap.
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Also see . . . William Chester Ruth and his sister. (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,138 times since then and 121 times this year. Last updated on October 6, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on June 7, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on June 7, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.