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

Springetsbury Manor

 
 
Springetsbury Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. Springetsbury Manor Marker
Inscription. Established by warrant of June, 1722; resurveyed in 1768. Extending from the Susquehanna to about 18 mi. west, and about 3 mi. on each side of this highway, it was largest reserved estate of the Penns in Pennsylvania.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.468′ N, 76° 31.604′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Orange St. on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Susquehanna River Water Trail (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (about 600 feet away); American Legion Monument (about 800 feet away); Wrightsville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hosting the Invader (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrightsville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 
Springetsbury Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 27, 2010
2. Springetsbury Manor Marker
West Bank of Susquehanna River image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
3. West Bank of Susquehanna River
Beginning point of estate.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,205 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on January 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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