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Wrightsville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage

at Historic Pleasant Garden

 
 
The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., March 21, 2021
1. The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage Marker
Inscription.  
In recognition of their life-long commitment to
civic improvement and their generous gift of this historic home
as a place to honor and celebrate regional heritage,
Pleasant Garden is dedicated to

John & Kathryn Zimmerman
October 2008

Historic Pieasant Garden, also known as the Dritt Mansion, was built in the
early 18th century and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 
Erected by Zimmerman Center for Heritage.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is October 2008.
 
Location. 39° 58.656′ N, 76° 29.796′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker can be reached from Long Lane Road (Pennsylvania Route 624), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1706 Long Lane Road, Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Native Lands Trailhead (here, next to this marker); The Dritt Mansion: A Home at the Center of History (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Cresap and the Border War
The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., March 21, 2021
2. The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage Marker
This has not been submitted to hmdb.org as a historical marker.
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(a few steps from this marker); Captain Thomas Cresap (within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to the Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); Latrobe's Survey of the Susquehanna (within shouting distance of this marker); Cresap's Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrightsville.
 
The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., April 9, 2021
3. The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage Marker
At far left is back of "Native Lands Trailhead" plaque. From left to right in background:
"Welcome to the Zimmerman Center for Heritage" plaque (sent to hmdb.org as accompaniment to next plaque),
this ("The John & Kathryn Zimmerman Center for Heritage") plaque (mounted directly on building),
"The Dritt Mansion: A Home at the Center of History" plaque.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 17 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   3. submitted on April 10, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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