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Near Landenberg in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Minguannan Indian Town

 
 
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, November 16, 2012
1. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
Inscription.
Minguannan Indian Town
Was Located Here
The Chief
Machaloha or Owhala
and his people
of the Unami Group
* Their Totem * The Tortoise *
of the Lenni-Lenape or Delawares
Sold To
William Penn
The Lands between Delaware River
and Chesapeake Bay to the Falls
of Susquehanna River
October 18, 1683

 
Erected 1924 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Chester County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 44.775′ N, 75° 46.506′ W. Marker is near Landenberg, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of London Tract Road and Sharpless Road, on the left when traveling south on London Tract Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Landenberg PA 19350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chambers House (approx. 1.4 miles away in Delaware); The Wedge (approx. 2 miles away in Delaware); Ebenezer United Methodist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away in Delaware); Eastburn-Jeanes Mining Complex (approx. 3.2 miles away
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, November 16, 2012
2. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
in Delaware); Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.8 miles away in Delaware); Tweed's Tavern (approx. 3.9 miles away in Delaware); New London Avenue School (approx. 4 miles away in Delaware); Thomas McKean (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Minguannan Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, November 16, 2012
3. Minguannan Indian Town Marker
Carrige step (Foreground) was used to disembark when attending church in your "Sunday Go to Meeting" clothes. Marker can be seen in background on left.
Book Image-Manors of Chester County - William W. MacElree image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, February 21, 2014
4. Book Image-Manors of Chester County - William W. MacElree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 21, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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