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London Britain Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Minguannan Indian Town

 
 
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 16, 2012
1. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
Inscription.  
Minguannan Indian Town
Was Located Here
The Chief
Machaloha or Owhala
and his people
of the Unami Group
* Their Totem * The Tortoise *
of the Lenni-Lenape or Delawares
Sold To
William Penn
The Lands between Delaware River
and Chesapeake Bay to the Falls
of Susquehanna River
October 18, 1683

 
Erected 1924 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Chester County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 18, 1683.
 
Location. 39° 44.775′ N, 75° 46.506′ W. Marker is in London Britain Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of London Tract Road and Sharpless Road, on the left when traveling south on London Tract Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Sharpless Rd, Landenberg PA 19350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 16, 2012
2. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
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markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chambers House (approx. 1.4 miles away in Delaware); Dorothy P. Miller: Champion of Preservation (approx. 1.4 miles away in Delaware); The Wedge (approx. 2 miles away in Delaware); Ebenezer United Methodist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away in Delaware); Eastburn-Jeanes Mining Complex (approx. 3.2 miles away in Delaware); Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.8 miles away in Delaware); The Daniel Nichols House (approx. 3.9 miles away in Delaware); Tweed's Tavern (approx. 3.9 miles away in Delaware).
 
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 16, 2012
3. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
Carrige step (Foreground) was used to disembark when attending church in your "Sunday Go to Meeting" clothes. Marker can be seen in background on left.
Book Image-Manors of Chester County - William W. MacElree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, February 21, 2014
4. Book Image-Manors of Chester County - William W. MacElree
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., March 17, 2021
5. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., March 17, 2021
6. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
This is a close-up of the sign, seen in photo 5, attached to far right of building.
London Tract Meeting House -- Donated in Memory of Ron Mitz -- 1729
(Marker is off camera, far to left.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 21, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   5, 6. submitted on March 17, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022