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

Early Architecture

 
 
Early Architecture Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1730.
 
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); Fulton Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); African-American Women Escape County Jail, 1835
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John F. Reynolds (about 500 feet away); Reynolds House (about 500 feet away); Andrew Ellicott (about 600 feet away); Union Fire Company No 1 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Early Colonial House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Early Colonial House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,266 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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