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

Hanover, Pennsylvania

The Black Rose Community

 

Hanover: The Black Rose Community

 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2021
1. Hanover, Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.  Hanover, Pa., is named for Hannover, Germany. For 123 years the monarch of Hannover also ruled England. All members of the royal family of the House of Hanover (English spelling) and their servants wore a Hanover Black Rose insignia to denote their lineage. The joint House of Hanover rule began in 1714 when the German King George I claimed the English throne and ended in 1837 when Hanoverian law prohibited the English Queen Victoria from taking the German throne because she was a woman.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1714.
 
Location. 39° 49.111′ N, 76° 59.55′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Located at the Black Rose Antique Store. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Eichelberger Street, Hanover PA 17331, 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. Destruction of Private Property (approx. 1.1 miles away); In Memory and in Grateful Recognition of (approx. 1.1 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2021
2. Hanover, Pennsylvania Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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