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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Manor 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lancaster County, PA (348) Berks County, PA (257) Chester County, PA (236) Dauphin County, PA (281) Lebanon County, PA (75) York County, PA (295) Cecil County, MD (167) Harford County, MD (154)  LancasterCounty(348) Lancaster County (348)  BerksCounty(257) Berks County (257)  ChesterCounty(236) Chester County (236)  DauphinCounty(281) Dauphin County (281)  LebanonCounty(75) Lebanon County (75)  YorkCounty(295) York County (295)  CecilCountyMaryland(167) Cecil County (167)  HarfordCounty(154) Harford County (154)
Location of Manor Township, Pennsylvania
    Lancaster County (348)
    Berks County (257)
    Chester County (236)
    Dauphin County (281)
    Lebanon County (75)
    York County (295)
    Cecil County, Maryland (167)
    Harford County, Maryland (154)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — 40th Parallel
Maryland's charter, granted in 1632, included old Philadelphia since it made the 40th parallel, which crosses the river near this point, her northern boundary. This charter conflicted with the charter given William Penn in 1681. After more than . . . Map (db m15042) HM
2Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — Conestoga Indian Town
The Conestoga Indians lived in scattered settlements along this stream. They were the last of the once mighty Susquehannocks. Their final location was the Conestoga Indian Town which was along the road leading to Creswell. William Penn visited the . . . Map (db m160253) HM
3Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — Conestoga Indian Town
The Conestoga Indians in origin largely the survivors of the defeated ancient Susquehannas or Minquas of Iroquoian stock located their village variously on these lands in the Penn Proprietary Manor of Conestoga chiefly . . . Map (db m161269) HM
4Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — Great Minqua Path
This was the chief trail used by the Minqua (Susquehannock) Indians to carry great wealth in beaver skins to the white settlements on the Delaware during the mid-seventeenth century. The Swedes, Dutch and English warred for the control of this trade.Map (db m160246) HM
5Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — Martin ChartierDied 1718
Noted indian trader and interpreter in early Pennsylvania and Maryland Frenchman from Canada who resided at Fort St. Louis of the Sieur de la Salle in present Illinois, 1684-1690[.] A leader thence of the Shawnee Indians to . . . Map (db m161069) HM
6Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — Moving Heaven and EarthThe Atglen & Susquehanna in Manor Township
When construction began in 1903, no other section of the Pennsylvania Railroad's (PRR) A&S Branch likely seemed as improbable as that along the western boundary of Manor Township. There was no existing path sufficient to the purpose of two-track, . . . Map (db m160247) HM
7Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — The Atglen & Susquehanna Low GradeThe Pennsylvania Railroad's Dedicated Freight Road
The Atglen & Susquehanna Branch was constructed (1903-1906) by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) as the middle segment of its Low Grade lane, an ambitious through-freight route which extended some 140 miles from Morrisville Yard near Trenton, New . . . Map (db m122585) HM
8Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — Turkey Hill Dairy proudly salutes
Turkey Hill Dairy proudly salutes [,l supports and honors our troops and our veterans All gave some, some gave all Map (db m161066) WM
9Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Manor Township — Washington Boro Archaeological Sites
This area contains one of the highest concentrations of archaeological sites in Pennsylvania. The sites range from small camps to large villages and cover 11,000 years of Native American culture. the largest villages were built by the Susquehannocks . . . Map (db m159514) HM
 
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