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

Pennsylvania Rifle

 
 
Pennsylvania Rifle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Rifle Marker
Inscription.  Misnamed Kentucky Rifle, this famous weapon of the frontier was developed in the 1700's at Lancaster, which was the center for its manufacture.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 2.892′ N, 76° 20.583′ W. Marker is in Lancaster Township, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Marietta Pike (Pennsylvania Route 23) just west of River Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 669 Oakwood Ln, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smokehouse / Icehouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wheatland (approx. ¾ mile away); James Buchanan Home (approx. ¾ mile away); Privy (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Wheatland (approx. one mile away); The Liberty Bond House
Pennsylvania Rifle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Rifle Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ambulance Co. No. 111   28th Division A.E.F. (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on October 7, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022