Columbia in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
Location. 40° 1.98′ N, 76° 30.373′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (Pennsylvania Route 462), on the right when traveling west. Marker is at the Eastern end of the Veterans Memorial Bridge crossing the Susquehanna River at Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia PA 17512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroads During the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Lloyd Mifflin House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Houston Mifflin Homestead (about 500 feet away); Shannon Armory (about 500 feet away); First English Evangelical Church (about 800 feet away); Pennsylvania Railroad Passenger Station (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
1. Lincoln Highway
A newer US 30 is about 1/2 mile to the north of this road. Although the route number has changed, the old road is still known as the Lincoln Highway.
— Submitted February 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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