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

Shippen House

 
 
Shippen House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Shippen House Marker
Inscription. Site of house occupied 1751-1781, by Edward Shippen; lawyer, judge, Chairman Committee of Observation, and grand-father of Peggy Shippen Arnold. An earlier occupant was Thomas Cookson, first Burgess of Lancaster Borough.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.404′ N, 76° 18.114′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of East Orange Street and North Lime Street, on the right when traveling east on East Orange Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Shippen (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Stephen Chambers (about 400 feet away); Jasper Yeates (about 400 feet away); Robert Coleman (about 400 feet away); General Edward Hand (about 400 feet away); Colonel Matthias Slough (about 400 feet away); Major John Light (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Edward Shippen's grave site in
Site is now occupied by YWCA of Lancaster built in 1917. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Site is now occupied by YWCA of Lancaster built in 1917.
St. James' Cemetery.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,440 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on June 15, 2010, by John Jascoll of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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