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

Andrew Ellicott

(1754 - 1820)

 
 
Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820) Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Surveyor, mathematician, astronomer. Secretary, Pennsylvania Land Office, 1801-08. In 1803, while living here, he taught Meriwether Lewis surveying and navigation skills. Helped survey & draw boundaries of New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. & elsewhere.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 40° 2.404′ N, 76° 18.486′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Prince Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 N. Prince Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruamie Hill Binns (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Hazlett Binns (about 500 feet away); Early Architecture (about 600 feet away); Joseph Simon (about 600 feet away); John Durang (about 700 feet away); Stevens Grave & Memorial
Andrew Ellicott House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Andrew Ellicott House
Now occupied by the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County.
(about 800 feet away); Site of Conestoga Indian Massacre (about 800 feet away); Grape Hotel (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducationScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,260 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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