Pequea in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Baumgardner's Mill Covered Bridge (1860)
Notice to bridge-builders.--
Sealed Proposals for bullding a bridge across Pequea creek, at or near Benjamln Harnisb's Mill, between Martic and Peqoua townships, will be received at the Commissioner's 0ffice, at Lancaster, until 2 o'clock, P. M., on Monday, tbe 18th of June next.
Flouring Mill of Thos. Baumgardner Esq. Pequea Tp. Lancaster County Penn.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1860.
Location. 39° 55.849′ N, 76° 17.7′ W. Marker is in Pequea, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Byerland Church Road near 88 Covered Bridge Road (Byerland Church Road), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pequea PA 17565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boehms Chapel (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Boehm's Chapel (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Cost of Dynamite (approx. 2.7 miles away); Colemanville Covered Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away); First Settlement in Lancaster County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Conestoga (approx. 3.7 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 3.8 miles away); Millstones (approx. 3.8 miles away).
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