On New Holland Pike (U.S. 23) at Linden Ave, on the left when traveling east on New Holland Pike.
This land was given to Eden Fire Co No 1 by John J. and Vivian O. Eshelman
Dedicated to the men and women of Eden who served in the U.S. Armed Forces and to those interested in community activities — — Map (db m188639) WM
On Mayer Place east of Belwyck Boulevard, on the right when traveling east.
These lime kilns were built in the late 19th century for the purpose of making lime. Broken limestone was dumped into the top and heated to approximately 1500F degrees in the chambers or "pots". At this point the stone was calcined and chemically . . . — — Map (db m136615) HM
On Belwyck Boulevard at Mayer Place, on the left when traveling west on Belwyck Boulevard.
In the later 19th century, David M. Mayer, owner of Belmont Farm, began his lime kiln operation to aid local farmers in fertilizing the rich Lancaster County soil with needed lime. To fuel his lime kilns, Mayer excavated stone on his property, . . . — — Map (db m174347) HM
Near Fruitville Pike south of U.S. 30, on the left when traveling south.
David M. Mayer (1836-1891) began construction of his original home in 1867. In 1870, David purchased the 203 acres where the house sits from his father, Martin Mayer. He married Katherine F. Hunsucker in 1868 and had two children. David dies in . . . — — Map (db m136612) HM
Isaac C. Landis (1843-1931) established this farmstead around 1870 on a 52-acre parcel. It consisted primarily of the wooden frame house in front of you and a medium-size barn, both painted red. In 1908, the barn burned down and he had it rebuilt. . . . — — Map (db m84452) HM
On Kissel Hill Road at Landis Valley Road, on the right when traveling south on Kissel Hill Road.
The United Brethren in Christ, and the Evangelical United Brethren Church, trace their origin to the joint efforts of Rev. Philip w. Otterbein of the German Reformed Church and Martin Boehm, a Mennonite preacher, as a revival held here about 1767. . . . — — Map (db m8267) HM
Herein lie the remains of the following
who were interred here in the past
Anna Binkley 1783-1847 • Barbara Hershey 1769-1828
Johannes Eby 1800-1822 • C. H. -1771
A. F. -1822 • E. H. -1771
Anna Stibges Frank 1788-1842 • E. . . . — — Map (db m126339) HM
Near Belwyck Boulevard east of Fruitville Pike, on the right when traveling east.
This 50 ft × 60 ft graveyard, surrounded by an iron fence, contains 21 headstones and 17 foot stones in the enclosure. Some of the inscriptions on sandstone markers are now unable to be deciphered due to weathering and elements. Below is a list of . . . — — Map (db m136613) HM
On Bridge Road just east of Pinetown Road, on the right when traveling west.
Crossing the Conestoga since 1868
The first covered bridge at this location was built by Elias McMellen, a well-known local bridge builder. Specifications drawn up in October 1867 state that the bridge is "to be built in one span, on . . . — — Map (db m175091) HM
On President Avenue at Harrisburg Pike, on the right when traveling south on President Avenue.
The home of James Buchanan, statesman, diplomat and the fifteenth President of the United States (1857-61), is located on Marietta Avenue, seven blocks south. Buchanan maintained Wheatland as his home from 1848 until he died there on June 1, 1868. — — Map (db m157225) HM
Near Marina Drive, 0.5 miles Blooming Grove Road (Pennsylvania Route 216).
Across Lake Marburg on the northern horizon lie the Pigeon Hills, once inhabited by thousands of passenger pigeons. The monument at the top of the knoll replaces the original Boy Scout Memorial erected in the Pigeon Hills in 1947. The original . . . — — Map (db m14929) HM
Near Marina Drive, 0.6 miles Blooming Grove Road (Pennsylvania Route 216).
In the interest of the preservation of wildlife we here dedicate this memorial to the ill-fated passenger pigeon which from earliest pioneer days until the 1880s flocked to these Pigeon Hills. This migratory bird, now extinct, was once so . . . — — Map (db m42198) HM