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

First Pinchot Road

 
 
First Pinchot Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
1. First Pinchot Road Marker
Inscription.  To "get the farmer out of the mud" was the road from here to Rossville. Gov. Gifford Pinchot broke ground here, July 23, 1931, to inaugurate the rural road improvement program of the Pennsylvania Department of Highways under the Act of June 22, 1931.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 6.948′ N, 76° 52.034′ W. Marker is in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Rosstown Road PA 177 and Bull Road, on the right when traveling north on Rosstown Road PA 177. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisberry PA 17339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Homer C. Hetrick, M. D. (approx. 1.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War II Honor Roll (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lewisberry
Rosstown Road looking south. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 1, 2008
2. Rosstown Road looking south.
(approx. 1˝ miles away); Lewisberry High School (approx. 1˝ miles away); Warrington Meeting House (approx. 5˝ miles away); Wellsville (approx. 5.8 miles away); Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisberry.
 
Also see . . .
1. First Pinchot Road - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Gifford Pinchot at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,331 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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