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Peach Bottom Township in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mason-Dixon Line

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, November 21, 2007
1. Mason - Dixon Line Marker
Inscription.  The historic boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland was surveyed, 1763-1767, by Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon to settle border disputes between the two Provinces. This section of the Mason-Dixon Line was first surveyed June 26, 1765.
 
Erected 1970 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 26, 1724.
 
Location. 39° 43.27′ N, 76° 20.594′ W. Marker is in Peach Bottom Township, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on Delta Road 0.2 miles north of Dooley Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6960 Delta Rd, Delta PA 17314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peach Bottom Slate Region (approx. 0.6 miles away in Maryland); Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice (approx. one mile away); Welsh Slate Quarrymens' Cottages at Coulsontown (approx. 1.9 miles
Looking north from Maryland image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 21, 2007
2. Looking north from Maryland
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away); The World Famous Peach Bottom Slate (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Welsh Immigrants (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Slate Splitters (approx. 1.9 miles away); The River, the Dams and the Lakes (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Canal Community (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peach Bottom Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,029 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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