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

Great Minqua Path

 
 
Great Minqua Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 24, 2008
1. Great Minqua Path Marker
Inscription.  This was the chief trail used by the Minqua (Susquehannock) Indians to carry great wealth in beaver skins to the white settlements on the Delaware during the mid-seventeenth century. The Swedes, Dutch and English warred for the control of this trade.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 58.664′ N, 76° 27.581′ W. Marker is in Manor Township, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on River Road (Pennsylvania Route 3030) 0.3 miles south of Blue Rock Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2319 River Rd, Washington Boro PA 17582, 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. The Atglen & Susquehanna Low Grade (approx. 0.9 miles away); Moving Heaven and Earth (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington Boro Archaeological Sites
Susquehanna River as seen from the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 24, 2008
2. Susquehanna River as seen from the marker.
(approx. one mile away); Turkey Hill Dairy proudly salutes (approx. 1.4 miles away); Martin Chartier (approx. 1.6 miles away); 40th Parallel (approx. 1.7 miles away); Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (approx. 1.8 miles away); Susquehanna Canal (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manor Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,849 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on November 17, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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