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West Lampeter Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Heine Weber Smokehouse

 
 
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By Nate Davidson, July 26, 2013
1. Heine Weber Smokehouse Marker
Inscription.  This smokehouse was removed from the site of the "Heine" Weber homestead in the historic Weaverland Valley. The house and barn on the Weber homestead were built in the early 1760s, and this building appears to be of the same period.

The roof was removed, the stone walls were dismantled, and the materials were moved to this site in the summer of 1980. It was reconstructed of the same stones in the same size and design as the original structure, and the roof was again replaced.

The bakeoven immediately south of the smokehouse was also constructed of materials taken from the Weber homestead. The stones, timbers, and tile roof were taken from the "Heine" Weber House. These structures have been preserved here as a memorial to the Weber/Weaver families, whose ancestor Johann Anton Weber settled here in the Pequea Valley in 1711 and whose sons - Henry, Jacob, and George - moved to what is now known as the Weaverland Valley.
 
Erected 1981 by The Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture
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By Nate Davidson, July 26, 2013
2. Heine Weber Smokehouse & Bakeoven
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Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1980.
 
Location. 39° 58.8′ N, 76° 15.65′ W. Marker is in West Lampeter Township, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from Hans Herr Drive. Located on the grounds of the Hans Herr House historic site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1849 Hans Herr Dr, Willow Street PA 17584, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millstones (a few steps from this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); First Settlement in Lancaster County (approx. half a mile away); Herr House (approx. ¾ mile away); Martin Meylin’s Gunshop (approx. 1.2 miles away); Birthplace of the Pennsylvania Rifle (approx. 1.3 miles away); Boehm's Chapel (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Boehms Chapel (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Lampeter Township.
 
Also see . . .  Hans Herr House Museum website. (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Bakeoven & Smokehouse image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, July 26, 2013
3. Bakeoven & Smokehouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2013, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 561 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on August 3, 2013, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2013, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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