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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ephrata, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lancaster County, PA (545) Berks County, PA (293) Chester County, PA (459) Dauphin County, PA (318) Lebanon County, PA (103) York County, PA (437) Cecil County, MD (184) Harford County, MD (204)  LancasterCounty(545) Lancaster County (545)  BerksCounty(293) Berks County (293)  ChesterCounty(459) Chester County (459)  DauphinCounty(318) Dauphin County (318)  LebanonCounty(103) Lebanon County (103)  YorkCounty(437) York County (437)  CecilCountyMaryland(184) Cecil County (184)  HarfordCounty(204) Harford County (204)
Lancaster is the county seat for Lancaster County
Ephrata is in Lancaster County
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      Dauphin County (318)  
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      Cecil County, Maryland (184)  
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1 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — 249 West Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m136641) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Battle of Brandywine Memorial
Sacred to the memory of the patriotic soldiers of the American Revolution who fought in the battle of the Brandywine Sept. 11, A.D. 1777. About 500 of the sick and wounded were brought to Ephrata for treatment. Several hundred . . . Map (db m164809) HM WM
3 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Brothers' House Complex
The Brothers' House (Bethania) was built on this site in the spring of 1746. Although it is difficult to determine the actual height of the building, the Brothers' House was probably a four-and-one-half story half-timber structure that measured . . . Map (db m175230) HM
4 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Ephrata Cloister
Surviving restored buildings of the Seventh Day Baptist community founded by Conrad Beissel. Original buildings erected between 1735 and 1749. Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.Map (db m156654) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Ephrata Cloister
Surviving buildings of the famous Ephrata community of Seventh Day Baptists, founded by Conrad Beissel, 1732. Turn to the right here to see this State historic shrine.Map (db m177345) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Ephrata Veterans Memorial
We fought for purity courage and justiceMap (db m136626) WM
7 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Ephrata War Memorial Field Complex
1945 Fundraising efforts began in December to construct a "living memorial to those who served so gallantly to make the world a safer place." $50,000 was needed for the construction, which originally included a football field, tennis . . . Map (db m164807) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Ephrata's Veterans' Plaza
"They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind." Tuscarora Indian Proverb Ephrata's Veterans' Plaza is dedicated to all American servicement and women, from all wars. We hope that generations to come will honor the . . . Map (db m136639) WM
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9 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Ephrata's Women Composers
Among the earliest women composers in the American colonies, the Solitary Sisters of the Ephrata Cloister wrote intricate hymn melodies and texts during the 1740s. These hymns were intended to be sung at worship services. Several compositions and . . . Map (db m212174) HM
10 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Home of Conrad Beissel1691 - 1768 — A Landmark of American Music —
Founder and superintendent of the Ephrata Cloister. Conrad Beissel was one of America's earliest composers of hymns and anthems, organizer and teacher of the cloister singing school and publisher of America's first book of original compositions, . . . Map (db m22442) HM
11 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — In Memory of our Departed ComradesAmvet Post 136 and Auxiliary
Almighty God, we commend into thy hands the souls of our brothers and sisters departed. Having been faithful in peace and in war to the principles upon which this nation is founded. And ever mindful to keep her a nation under God. We pray thee to . . . Map (db m214341) WM
12 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — Mentzer Building3 West Main Street
Mentzer Building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1889Map (db m136624) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — 19 — Mount Zion Buildings
Constructed by the Brotherhood between 1738 and 1745. Included both a dormitory and Saal. During the Revolutionary War some of the Mount Zion buildings served as a hospital for American soldiers.Map (db m136646) HM
14 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — The Kedar
Archaeologists working at this site between 1994 and 1998 located evidence of a large 18th century structure built of posts placed in the ground, as defined by the stone outline. There are several possible interpretations for this previously . . . Map (db m136643) HM
15 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata — This site honors the Sister City Relationship between Ephrata, Pennsylvania and Eberbach, Germany
This site honors the Sister City Relationship between Ephrata, Pennsylvania and Eberbach, Germany. This relationship was established in 1976 as part of the Ephrata Bicentennial Celebration. Eberbach is the birthplace of . . . Map (db m136625) HM
16 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata, Clay Township — The Nanticoke Indian Tribe
In memory of The Nanticoke Indian Tribe which was located on this tract between the years 1721 and 1748 Grant of 742 acres from the Penns to henry Carpenter, May 9, 1734Map (db m164794) HM
17 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata, Ephrata Township — Cocalico
To the glory of God and in sacred memory of the pioneer men and women who founded this congregation originally called Cocalico about the year 1731 and the faithful pastors who ministered here -------- This . . . Map (db m227678) HM
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18 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Ephrata, West Earl Township — Zook's Mill BridgeThe Covered Bridges of Lancaster County, PA
Also Known As the Log Cabin Bridge In April 1849, the County of Lancaster placed an advertisement seeking proposals to build a bridge near Henry Zook's Mill on the Cocalico Creek. The county bridge docket, a record of bridge . . . Map (db m175098) HM
 
 
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Apr. 16, 2024