London Britain Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Minguannan Indian Town
Was Located Here
Machaloha or Owhala
and his people
of the Unami Group
* Their Totem * The Tortoise *
of the Lenni-Lenape or Delawares
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 Era • Native Americans • Settlements & 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 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).
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.