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

Early Architecture

 
 
Early Architecture Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Early Architecture Marker
Inscription.  This one and a half story house is typical of the architecture during the period of early settlement of Lancaster, dating from 1730. Most of the local houses in 1800 were of this style.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 2.315′ N, 76° 18.522′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Water Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 N Water Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Durang (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Conestoga Indian Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); African-American Women Escape County Jail, 1835
Early Colonial House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Early Colonial House
(about 400 feet away); Reynolds House (about 500 feet away); John F. Reynolds (about 500 feet away); Andrew Ellicott (about 600 feet away); The Steinman Hardware Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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