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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mount Joy, 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 (547) Berks County, PA (293) Chester County, PA (459) Dauphin County, PA (318) Lebanon County, PA (108) York County, PA (438) Cecil County, MD (184) Harford County, MD (204)  LancasterCounty(547) Lancaster County (547)  BerksCounty(293) Berks County (293)  ChesterCounty(459) Chester County (459)  DauphinCounty(318) Dauphin County (318)  LebanonCounty(108) Lebanon County (108)  YorkCounty(438) York County (438)  CecilCountyMaryland(184) Cecil County (184)  HarfordCounty(204) Harford County (204)
Lancaster is the county seat for Lancaster County
Mount Joy is in Lancaster County
      Lancaster County (547)  
ADJACENT TO LANCASTER COUNTY
      Berks County (293)  
      Chester County (459)  
      Dauphin County (318)  
      Lebanon County (108)  
      York County (438)  
      Cecil County, Maryland (184)  
      Harford County, Maryland (204)  
 
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1 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — Central Hotel
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m213750) HM
2 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — Florin
Formerly "Springville". Renamed by Christian Hoffman pioneer. Founded 1813Map (db m220070) HM
3 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — Honor Roll
Erected by the Borough of Mount Joy in honor of the men who served in the World War

Barr, Solon V. • Bossert, Rev. F.G., Y.M.C.A. • Bowman, John M. • Bowman, William • Breneman, Jos. T.M. • Brosey, Elmer C. • Brosey, . . . Map (db m165376) WM
4 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — Mountjoy Memorial
This statue is a memorial to the ship "Mountjoy" that saved starving Scot-Irish of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in 1689. Twenty years later, these same people came to this area bringing their beloved name with them. Mountjoy Township was named . . . Map (db m136374) HM
5 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — Old Standby Park
In 1879, a facility on this property, which was locally known as "Old Standby", manufactured gas and distributed it to the local community for lighting, heating, and industrial purposes. The facility earned the nickname "Old Standby" for its . . . Map (db m136373) HM
6 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — Salunga Methodist Church Bell
This 1885 Salunga Methodist Church bell was relocated to this site to honor the 1959 merger with the Mount Joy Methodist Church.Map (db m211598) HM
7 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — The Stone Wall
This stone wall was part of the Hackman's Rapho Steam Distillery & Chopping Mill which appeared on an 1858 map by J.R. Hoffer. This 1922 aerial view of Mount Joy - taken from the east along Main Street - shows a stone building standing here . . . Map (db m238172) HM
8 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — Vietnam Memorial
Honoring All Who Served In Vietnam Allen, Glenn D. • Armold, Barry ‘Buzz' • Armold, John F. • Banker, James R. • Barnhart, Barry R. • Bartholomay, Vincent James • Barton, Richard F. • Bender, Robert L., Sr. • Bennett, James R. . . . Map (db m165378) WM
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9 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — War Memorial Park
. . . Map (db m174164) WM
10 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy — World War II Memorial
Dedicated to all those who served during World War II George William Albright • Abram S. Alleman, Jr. • Ruth Derr Allen • Paul Melvin Ament • Paul Nelson Alexander • James Richard Archer • Robert H. Arntz • Robert Archer • James . . . Map (db m165390) WM
11 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy, East Donegal Township — Donegal Presbyterian Church
Gateway Panel 1 Founded prior to 1721-Gateway erected by the Donegal Society in honor of it's World War Veterans. Gateway Panel 2 In memory of the Sons of the Donegal Society who gave their lives in the World War 1914-1918 Lieut. . . . Map (db m84439) WM
12 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy, East Donegal Township — 199 — Donegal Presbyterian ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Founded prior to 1721 by settlers from the north of Ireland First Church built of logs Present building erected in 1740 patent granted by John Thomas and Richard Penn June 4, 1740. Presbytery of Donegal organized in this church October 11, . . . Map (db m122388) HM
13 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy, East Donegal Township — The Witness TreeDonegal Presbyterian Church
On this sacred spot for 260 years stood the majestic white oak tree known as the Witness Tree. Despite preservation efforts, the tree succumbed to old age and was solemnly removed on June 3, 1991. Its memory symbolizes the patriotism and love of . . . Map (db m84446) HM
14 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy, East Donegal Township — The Witness Tree MonumentDonegal Presbyterian Church
Beneath this Witness Tree a new born patriotism found notable expressionOn a Sunday morning in September 1777 an express rider came to tell the congregation of Donegal Church that the British army under Lord Howe had left New York to invade . . . Map (db m84483) HM
15 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy, Mount Joy Township — Early Telegraph
First commercial telegraph line in the U.S. ran along this railroad right-of-way. Completed from Lancaster to Harrisburg, 1845. The first message, "Why don't you write, you rascals?", was received, Jan. 8, 1846.Map (db m5719) HM
16 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Mount Joy, West Hempfield Township — Siegrist's Mill BridgeThe Covered Bridges of Lancaster County, PA
Built by James C. and Henry Carpenter In July 1885, the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners signed a contract with James C. and Henry Carpenter to build a covered bridge at this location, described as being "at or near Moore's . . . Map (db m168295) HM
 
 
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Apr. 24, 2024