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Elizabethtown in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Design of Elizabethtown

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 12, 2019
1. Design of Elizabethtown Marker
Inscription.  The town had a central square and a "diamond" pattern common to many newly founded Pennsylvania towns. Stakes in the ground identified boundaries of lots, streets, and alleys. Barnabas Hughes gave them names they still carry—Market Street, High Street, Rose Alley, Cherry Alley, and Peach Alley.
 
Location. 40° 9.082′ N, 76° 36.366′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 743) and West High Street (Pennsylvania Route 241), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 West High Street, Elizabethtown PA 17022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barnabas and Elizabeth Hughes (here, next to this marker); Elizabethtown (a few steps from this marker); Changes in Elizabethtown (within shouting distance of this marker); Industry in Elizabethtown (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shoe Industry in Elizabethtown
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 12, 2019
2. Design of Elizabethtown Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memoriam (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elizabeth Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grist Mill Process (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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