“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 Conestoga Township, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Lancaster 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> Lancaster County, PA (431) Berks County, PA (270) Chester County, PA (293) Dauphin County, PA (295) Lebanon County, PA (78) York County, PA (377) Cecil County, MD (181) Harford County, MD (198)  LancasterCounty(431) Lancaster County (431)  BerksCounty(270) Berks County (270)  ChesterCounty(293) Chester County (293)  DauphinCounty(295) Dauphin County (295)  LebanonCounty(78) Lebanon County (78)  YorkCounty(377) York County (377)  CecilCountyMaryland(181) Cecil County (181)  HarfordCounty(198) Harford County (198)
Lancaster is the county seat for Lancaster County
Conestoga Township is in Lancaster County
      Lancaster County (431)  
      Berks County (270)  
      Chester County (293)  
      Dauphin County (295)  
      Lebanon County (78)  
      York County (377)  
      Cecil County, Maryland (181)  
      Harford County, Maryland (198)  
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1Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Conestoga Township — Conestoga
On Main Street, 1.2 miles east of River Road, on the left when traveling east.
Lancaster – 7 Conestoga Home of the Conestoga Wagon Formerly Conestoga Center Founded by John Kendig 1805Map (db m122697) HM
2Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Conestoga Township — Iron Works
On River Road south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
In 1846 the Safe Harbor blast furnace, foundry and rolling mill, using anthracite for fuel, were built by Reeves, Abbott & Co. Great quantities of iron and rails were produced for the Pennsylvania R.R., incorporated in the same year. During the . . . Map (db m122690) HM
3Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Conestoga Township — Justices met for the first time in Lancaster County and held several Courts of Justice
On Long Lane, 0.2 miles west of Slack water Rd, on the right when traveling west.
On August 5, 1729 At or near this spot, on the land of John Postlethwaite, His Majesty King George the Second's justices met for the first time in Lan caster County and held the several courts of justice The magistrates pres ent were John . . . Map (db m202193) HM
4Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Conestoga Township — The Cost of DynamiteThe Atglen & Susquehanna in Conestoga Township
On Colemanville Church Road, 0.2 miles west of River Road when traveling west.
Dynamite was essential for expedient construction of the A&S. Rock cliffs on the Susquehanna River were blasted for months to create shelves that carried the rails northward, a lower route for the older Port Road and an upper route for the new . . . Map (db m122692) HM
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Jan. 28, 2023