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Near this site stood two water towers that for approximately seventy years were part of Lancaster's skyline. In the early twentieth century the Conestoga River was the sole source of public water in the city. As the west end grew, distance from th…
Abraham dePeysterAlderman of the City of New York 1685; Mayor of that City, 1691-95.Member of Earl Bellomont's Council, 1698, Assistant Judge of the Supreme Court, 1698.Colonel Commanding, Regiment of Militia of City Trained Bands 1700Chief Justic…
Memorial to Leo F. Hauck1888 - 1950In an era of top middleweightand light heavyweight boxers,1905 - 1920, Leo Hauck rosethrough them all to become "Uncrowned Middleweight Championof the World." Always a cleansportsman and a gentleman,he was a cred…
Dedicated to the memory ofJames Tilden Sheckard1878 - 1947the Lancaster County boy whostarred on the Baltimore Oriolesthe Brooklyn Dodgersand the famousChampion Chicago Cubs of 1906-1910to become one of thegreat outfielders of all time.
Presidentof theUnited States1857 - 1861
Given in memory byDulon F. Buchmiller
has been designated aRegistered NationalHistoric Landmark
Under the provisions of theHistoric Sites Act of August 21, 1935this site possesses exceptional valuein commemorating and illustratingthe history of the United States.
To the children in memory of Sgt Joseph E Jackson. Far away in an alien land he found not only a war but children. Children the same as those he knew at home friendly smiling and eager for knowledge.
The site of Col Adam Riegart's Grape Hotel the meeting place of numerous revolutionary groups and committees and notable among colonial hostelries as a center of the spirit of independence in Lancaster County
Gap-2KINZERNamed for Harry KinzerDecendent of Huguenot SettlersFounded1835
African American inventor who opened a blacksmith and machine shop here in 1923. He did metal work and repairs, primarily for Pennsylvania German farmers. Ruth designed and patented many agricultural devices, most notably his 1928 baler feeder. He…