Christiana in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Christiana Riot
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.177′ N, 76° 0.73′ W. Marker is in Christiana, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Lower Valley Road half a mile west of Orchard Buck Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Christiana PA 17509, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christiana Riot Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); William Chester Ruth (approx. 3.9 miles away); Great Minquas Path (approx. 3.9 miles away); William C. Sproul (approx. 4½ miles away); Kinzer (approx. 5.4 miles away); Strasburg Rail Road Pittsburgh and Lake Erie No. 508 (approx. 8½ miles away); Lehigh Valley No. 40 (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Christiana.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Gorsuch Tavern in Sparks, Maryland where the slave-owner assembled his forces.
Also see . . .
1. National Newspaper Reaction to the Christiana Resistance - Millersville University. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. The Christiana Riot - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Notable Events • Politics •
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 2,117 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.