Martin Chartier

Martin Chartier (HM3BV)

Location: Washington Boro, PA 17582 Lancaster County
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N 39° 59.888', W 76° 28.393'

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- Died 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 Maryland, 1662, and to Susquehanna River
at Pequea Creek, now Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, 1697
Agent in William Penn's treaties
with the indians of the Susquehanna
settler here in later years
at the site of Washington Borough
on a 300 acre tract
granted to him by Penn
Father by his Shawnee wife
Peter Chartier
The indian trader and interpreter.
HM NumberHM3BV
Year Placed1925
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Lancaster County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 8:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 374240 N 4428589
Decimal Degrees39.99813333, -76.47321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.888', W 76° 28.393'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 53.28" N, 76° 28' 23.58" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1921-1939 PA-441, Washington Boro PA 17582, US
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