Columbia in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Highway marker series.
Location. 40° 1.98′ N, 76° 30.373′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway (Pennsylvania Route 462), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Eastern end of the Veterans Memorial Bridge crossing the Susquehanna River at Columbia. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia PA 17512, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Columbia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank Samuel Wright (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prelude to Gettysburg / A Desperate Plan (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Susquehanna River Water Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away); The River: a Corridor and a Barrier (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
1. Lincoln Highway
A newer US 30 is about 1/2 mile to the north of this road. Although the route number has changed, the old road is still known as the Lincoln Highway.
— Submitted February 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,301 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.