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

Andrew Ellicott

(1754 - 1820)

 
 
Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820) Marker
Inscription.  Surveyor, mathematician, astronomer. Secretary, Pennsylvania Land Office, 1801-08. In 1803, while living here, he taught Meriwether Lewis surveying and navigation skills. Helped survey & draw boundaries of New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. & elsewhere.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 40° 2.404′ N, 76° 18.486′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Prince Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 N Prince 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. Moravian Cemetery Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry P. Forry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ruamie Hill Binns (about 500 feet away); James Hazlett Binns (about 500 feet away); Early Architecture (about 600 feet away); Joseph Simon
Andrew Ellicott House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Andrew Ellicott House
Now occupied by the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County.
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(about 600 feet away); Lancaster County Korean War Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Lancaster County World War II Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Sehner-Ellicott von Hess House plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 15, 2020
3. Sehner-Ellicott von Hess House plaque
Mounted on front face of house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,330 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on December 16, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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