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Colonial Mansion

 
 
Colonial Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Colonial Mansion Marker
Inscription.  This house, of true Georgian style, was built about 1750. The ground was purchased by Thomas Poultney, merchant, in 1749, John Passmore, first mayor of Lancaster, occupied the house at one time.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 40° 2.393′ N, 76° 17.99′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Orange Street and Shippen Street, on the right when traveling west on E. Orange Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Christopher Marshall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shippen House (about 600 feet away); Monument to John Wise (about 600 feet away);
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George Ross (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 800 feet away); Edward Shippen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jasper Yeates (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Coleman (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  MarkerQuest - Colonial Mansion. Additional information about the Colonial Mansion. (Submitted on December 3, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Colonial Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 19, 2012
2. Colonial Mansion Marker
Georgian Mansion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
3. Georgian Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,783 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on December 30, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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