Strasburg Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Strasburg Rail Road
Erected 2011 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 39° 58.975′ N, 76° 9.649′ W. Marker is in Strasburg Township, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Gap Road (Pennsylvania Route 741) 0.4 miles east of Historic Drive (Pennsylvania Route 896), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reading Observation No. 1 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); History of Railroad Pump Cars (about 600 feet away); 37 East Main Street (approx. 0.8 miles away); 33 East Main Street (approx. 0.8 miles away); Original Head Race & Water Turbine (approx. 1.9 miles away); Soudersburg Methodist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Settlement (approx. 2.9 miles away); Leaman Place Bridge (1893) (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Strasburg Township.
Also see . . . Strasburg Rail Road. (Submitted on May 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 5. submitted on May 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.