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Lower Chanceford Township in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indian Steps Cabin

1912

 
 
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., April 9, 2021
1. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
Inscription.  
I entreat all who pass this way to safely guard and preserve these former possessions of, and monuments to, an ancient Indian people.
John Edward Vandersloot, owner and builder

 
Erected 1912 by John Edward Vandersloot.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 39° 51.805′ N, 76° 22.528′ W. Marker is in Lower Chanceford Township, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker can be reached from Indian Steps Road 0.7 miles south of Furnace Road (Pennsylvania Route 425), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Indian Steps Rd, Airville PA 17302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Steps (here, next to this marker); A Story Told by Our Totem Pole (a few steps from this marker); Indigenous Peoples of the Susquehanna Valley (a few steps from this marker); The River's Ways (approx. 0.7 miles away); Susquehanna River Water Trail (approx. 0.7
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., April 9, 2021
2. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
Indian Steps Museum
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miles away); York Furnace Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Susquehanna Canal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lower Chanceford Township.
 
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., April 9, 2021
3. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
Facing from Museum front toward the Susquehanna River.
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., April 9, 2021
4. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
[left stone, on left of building]
1765
Indians
departed to west

[middle stone]
Delawares
or
Lenni Lenapes

[right stone]
Shawanese
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., April 9, 2021
5. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
[left stone, on front left of building]
Six Nations
Mohawks Onondagas
Oneidas Senecas
Cayugas Tuscaroras

[right stone]
Potomok
Canawese or Conois
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., April 9, 2021
6. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
[left stone, on front right of building]
Susquehannocks
Conestogas or
Mingoes

[right stone]
Tutelues
Tucwachs or
Nanticokes
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7. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
[left stone, 1st of 4 on right side of building] Algonquin

[right stone, 2nd of 4 on right side of building] Huron Iriquois
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8. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
[3rd of 4 stones on right side of building]
Lenni Lenape
or original people
Powhatan Confederacy
Cherokees --- Katawbas
Natchez --- Uchees --- Mobilian
Cowetas --- Woccons
Muskogees or --- Manahoks
Creeks --- Menacans
Apalachians --- Pamlicoes
Choctaws --- Corees
Chickasaws --- Cheraws
Quapaws --- Santees
Dakotas or --- Yamassees
Sioux --- Seminoles
Timucuas
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9. Indian Steps Cabin Marker
[4th of 4 stones on right side of building]
Alligewi
Mencwe, Maquas, Mingoes, Iroquois
or Five Nations
Eries --- Andastes
Miamies or Twightwees
Wyandots --- Ottawas
Piankashaws --- Knisteneauk
Pottowatomies --- Pennacooks
Kickapoos --- Abenakis
Weas --- Narragansetts
Chippewas or Ojibwas --- Wampanoags
Illinois --- Pequods
Winnebagoes --- Pawtuckets
Menominee --- Mohegans
Sacs & Foxes --- Minsi
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Last updated on April 13, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   7, 8, 9. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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