“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 Lower Chanceford Township, Pennsylvania

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York is the county seat for York County
Lower Chanceford Township is in York County
      York County (336)  
      Adams County (1393)  
      Cumberland County (356)  
      Dauphin County (289)  
      Lancaster County (401)  
      Baltimore County, Maryland (294)  
      Carroll County, Maryland (196)  
      Harford County, Maryland (175)  
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1Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — A Story Told by Our Totem Pole
The carving at the bottom of the pole is a representation of the mythical American Indian creature Dsonoquo with a baby, a traditional totem pole motif. The second level stands for a beaver, an animal once common along the Susquehanna . . . Map (db m170967) HM
2Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Indian Steps
A memorial to the Indians who formerly dwelt in the vicinity Designed and built by John Edward Vandersloot who named it after a nearby fishing rock on the face of which the Indians had carved footholds The Pennsylvania Water and Power . . . Map (db m170968) HM
3Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Indian Steps Cabin1912
I entreat all who pass this way to safely guard and preserve these former possessions of, and monuments to, an ancient Indian people. John Edward Vandersloot, owner and builderMap (db m170934) HM
4Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Indigenous Peoples of the Susquehanna Valley
People arrived in the Susquehanna Valley near the end of the last Ice Age, more than 12,000 years ago. They lived a nomadic lifestyle, hunting and gathering foods. The domestication of plants around 1000 A.D. enabled native peoples to live in . . . Map (db m170969) HM
5Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Lock No. 12Link with the Past
Just north of this spot are the walls of what was once lock No. 12 of the old Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal, which paralleled the Susquehanna River 45 miles between Wrightsville, PA and Havre De Grace, MD. Built in 1836-39 and opened in 1840, the . . . Map (db m159956) HM
6Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Survivor of the Past
You are looking at the top of a restored lime kiln. Many of these were in use during the 1800's but have since become outmoded by large scale production techniques.This double kiln has two circular pots, constructed of schist stone that held the . . . Map (db m159958) HM
7Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal
Chartered by Pennsylvania, 1835; run by the canal company, 1840-1872, and the Reading Railroad till 1894. Followed the river for 45 miles below Columbia.Map (db m5849) HM
8Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Susquehanna Canal
Now housing the Tucquan Club, the nearby stone building was originally a warehouse for deposit and shipping on the canal. Masonry fragments and a portion of the canal-bed may be seen nearby.Map (db m5850) HM
9Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — Susquehanna River Water Trail
Lower Section - York Haven to Safe Harbor PFBC Wrightsville Access The Susquehanna River is an American treasure reflecting the places and people of the Pennsylvania heartland. Enjoy your trip on the Susquehanna River Water Trail - an . . . Map (db m169335) HM
10Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — The River's Ways
The Susquehanna River's islands, wetlands, flood plain, and woodlands are unique habitats that serve as a haven to rare plant and bird species. Over the centuries, however, human impacts have harmed these sensitive areas. This pristine area, . . . Map (db m170357) HM
11Pennsylvania (York County), Lower Chanceford Township — York Furnace Bridge
Site of York Furnace Bridge, last of the wooden bridges to be erected across the Susquehanna between Harrisburg and tidewater. The bridge was built by Black & Huber in 1856. During construction four spans of the section between Bair Island and the . . . Map (db m173456) HM
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Aug. 8, 2022