“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Carroll Township, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Perry County, PA (52) Cumberland County, PA (357) Dauphin County, PA (295) Franklin County, PA (210) Juniata County, PA (15) Northumberland County, PA (86)  PerryCounty(52) Perry County (52)  CumberlandCounty(357) Cumberland County (357)  DauphinCounty(295) Dauphin County (295)  FranklinCounty(210) Franklin County (210)  JuniataCounty(15) Juniata County (15)  NorthumberlandCounty(86) Northumberland County (86)
New Bloomfield is the county seat for Perry County
Carroll Township is in Perry County
      Perry County (52)  
      Cumberland County (357)  
      Dauphin County (295)  
      Franklin County (210)  
      Juniata County (15)  
      Northumberland County (86)  
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1Pennsylvania, Perry County, Carroll Township — Dromgold Farm
Near Landisburg Road (Pennsylvania Route 850) at Spring Road (Pennsylvania Route 34).
The tract of land containing the Dromgold Farm was initially settled by Benjamin Cunningham in 1828. It remained in the Cunningham/Dromgold family until 2009, when it was bequeathed by Benjamin's great-great-granddaughter Gladys Dromgold Shaffer to . . . Map (db m109885) HM
2Pennsylvania, Perry County, Carroll Township — The Route of United States Army Despatch Riders / Confederate Soldiers Farthest Advance
On Spring Road (Pennsylvania Route 34) near Sunnyside Drive, on the right when traveling south.
The Route of United States Army Despatch Riders who entered Perry County through this pass, known as Sterrett's Gap (originally Croghan's Gap, named for George Croghan, pioneer trader and Indian intepreter), later crossing the Juniata River . . . Map (db m53642) HM
3Pennsylvania, Perry County, Carroll Township — William Bigler
On Pennsylvania Route 34 at Pennsylvania Route 850 on State Route 34.
Governor of Pennsylvania, 1853-55; birthplace about one mile west of here. In office he opposed the chartering of wildcat banks and passage of "omnibus bills." U.S. Senator 1856-1861. A brother, John, also born here, was Governor of California. . . . Map (db m23371) HM
4Pennsylvania, Washington County, Carroll Township — Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery
On Pennsylvania Route 837, 0.1 miles east of Country Club Road (Pennsylvania Route 88), on the right when traveling east.
The Horseshoe Baptist Church was built first in 1790 on land formerly owned by Abraham Frye. In 1810 a brick church replaced the original log structure, and for seventy years the member worshipped here. In 1880 that church was torn down and members . . . Map (db m69760) HM
5Pennsylvania, Washington County, Carroll Township — Rabe Manor
On 2nd Street Extension at Grant Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 2nd Street Extension.
Jacob Rabe came from Maryland in 1770 to Western Pennsylvania while this area was claimed by Virginia. In 1774 he received a Virginia Certificate for 412 acres. Boundary dispute between Virginia and Pennsylvania was settled in 1781, with the . . . Map (db m69762) HM
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Feb. 5, 2023