Lancaster Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
At Rockford near here lived & died General Edward Hand, M.D.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Science & Medicine • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1791.
Location. 40° 1.429′ N, 76° 17.068′ W. Marker is near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. It is in Lancaster Township. Marker is on Williamson Road, 0.2 miles south of Rockford Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1301 S Duke St, Lancaster PA 17602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rock Ford (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stevens Greenland Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rock Ford (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Stevens Greenland Cemetery Kurtz's Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B. (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
1. Location of the marker
This marker is in an exclave of Lancaster Township that is entirely surrounded by the City of Lancaster.
— Submitted January 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,412 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on November 28, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.