“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 Conewago Township, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Adams 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> Adams County, PA (1393) Cumberland County, PA (356) Franklin County, PA (210) York County, PA (376) Carroll County, MD (196) Frederick County, MD (525)  AdamsCounty(1393) Adams County (1393)  CumberlandCounty(356) Cumberland County (356)  FranklinCounty(210) Franklin County (210)  YorkCounty(376) York County (376)  CarrollCountyMaryland(196) Carroll County (196)  FrederickCounty(525) Frederick County (525)
Gettysburg is the county seat for Adams County
Conewago Township is in Adams County
      Adams County (1393)  
      Cumberland County (356)  
      Franklin County (210)  
      York County (376)  
      Carroll County, Maryland (196)  
      Frederick County, Maryland (525)  
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1Pennsylvania (Adams County), Conewago Township — Conewago Chapel
The Catholic Faith was brought from Maryland about 1730 to Conewago which became an important Jesuit mission foundation. From here the faith spread over a great area of Pennsylvania and Western Maryland. A log chapel was built . . . Map (db m180227) HM
2Pennsylvania (Adams County), Conewago Township — Conewago Chapel Bell
When the church was constructed in 1787, there was only a weather vane on the roof. In 1830, a cupola was built, and a bell cast in 1816 in Belgium and weighing 300 pounds was installed. This bell was removed in 1891, sent first to . . . Map (db m159890) HM
3Pennsylvania (Adams County), Conewago Township — Stones from the Mass House
The stone used in the construction of this building are from the Robert Owings "Mass House," which was erected approximately one-half mile directly north of this site on a 500 acre tract of land granted to him in 1732 by Lord Baltimore. . . . Map (db m159893) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022