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

Pennsylvania Rifle

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
1. Pennsylvania Rifle Marker
Inscription. Misnamed Kentucky Rifle, this famous weapon of the frontier was developed in the 1700's at Lancaster, which was the center for its manufacture
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.892′ N, 76° 20.583′ W. Marker is near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Marietta Pike (PA 23) just west of River Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smokehouse / Icehouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wheatland (approx. mile away); James Buchanan Home (approx. mile away); Privy (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Wheatland (approx. one mile away); Ambulance Co. No. 111 28th Division A.E.F. (approx. 1.1 miles away); James Tilden Sheckard (approx. 1.1 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Pennsylvania Rifle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
2. Pennsylvania Rifle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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