Historical Papers and Addresses of the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 20-21

Historical Papers and Addresses of the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 20-21

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...membership: Mrs. Jessie Landis, Hon. W. W. Griest, Mrs. John Klein, Miss Mary Catharine Hoar, Hon. A. G. Seyfert, George Gordon P. Miller, T. Roberts Appel, Esq., I. K. Witmer, Charles M. Reiling, and Edgar McUlman, all of Lancaster city; Raymond E. Whitmore, of Millersville; Miss Ella M. Bender, of Strasburg; Thomas Collins Evans, and Mrs. Isabella Patterson Evans, both of Furniss; Rev. Dr. W. D. Marburger, of Denver; Grant Steinmetz, of Clay; Rev. Dr. Martin W. Schweitzer, of Ephrata, and Joseph Swift, of Fulton House. The following persons were nominated for membership: Prof. Earl L. Hunter, of Ephrarta; Miss Grace S. Hurst, of No. 234 Charlotte street, Lancaster; Edward P. Brinton, Esq., No. 121 Lime street, Lancaster; William K. Fishburn, of Ephrata;Mrs. L. B. Keiper, of No. 552 North Duke street; Miss Emma L. Downey, of the Hamilton Apartments, in this city, and Benjamin B. Lippold, of No. 439 South Queen street. The paper of the evening was read by the author Judge C. I. Landis, on the theme, "The Places Along the Way." Judge Landis dealt with the places of interest located along the route of the-Philadelphia and Lancaster turnpike, the oldest in the United States, upon which he had read a very interesting paper at the October meeting of the Historical Society. This continuation will be added to the paper read at the former meeting and published, with maps and illustrations, in pamphlet form. The First Long Turnpike in the United States. Appendix III. Survey of the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turn-pike Road. Begun November 3, 1806. Surveyed by RobertBr0oke--------------265 BY JUDGE C. I. LANDIS. Minutes of the December Meeting--------341 THE FIRST LONG TURNPIKE IN THE. UNITED STATES. PART III. APPENDIX III. SURVEY OF THE...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973518
  • 9781236973511