Gap in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William Chester Ruth
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 59.512′ N, 76° 1.13′ W. Marker is in Gap, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway US30 0.2 miles west of White Horse Road PA 897, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gap PA 17527, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Minquas Path (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gap Clock Tower (approx. half a mile away); Kinzer (approx. 2.8 miles away); Christiana Riot Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Atglen (approx. 3.8 miles away); Atglen Borough Hall The Christiana Riot (approx. 3.9 miles away); Leaman Place Bridge (1893) (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gap.
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Also see . . .
1. News article from Parkesburg Post Ledger concerning marker dedication. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. William Chester Ruth and his sister. (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,932 times since then and 51 times this year. Last updated on October 18, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1. submitted on June 7, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on June 7, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.