List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Lebanon County

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Location of Lebanon County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Lebanon County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 32 historical markers located in Lebanon County.[1]


Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Blue Mountain Forts TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, December 6, 1949 Jonestown Rd. (old U.S. 22), near intersection with Pa. 934, at Harper Tavern Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military, Native American
Cornwall Banks TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 Boyd St., Cornwall, at now abandoned mine
40°16′06″N 76°24′16″W / 40.26826°N 76.40449°W / 40.26826; -76.40449 (Cornwall Banks)
Roadside Business & Industry, Iron
Cornwall Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, August 1, 1948 Rexmont Rd. at site in Cornwall
40°16′17″N 76°24′26″W / 40.27138°N 76.4073°W / 40.27138; -76.4073 (Cornwall Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Cornwall Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Boyd St. (old US 322) near Rexmont, Cornwall
40°16′17″N 76°24′21″W / 40.27135°N 76.40587°W / 40.27135; -76.40587 (Cornwall Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Cornwall Iron Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, June 1, 2005 Rts. 322 & 419, near Quentin, W of Cornwall
40°30′57″N 76°40′48″W / 40.5158°N 76.68°W / 40.5158; -76.68 (Cornwall Iron Furnace)
Roadside American Revolution, Furnaces, Iron
Fort Swatara TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, July 14, 1999 Pa. 72, about a mile N of Lickdale
40°27′52″N 76°30′52″W / 40.46456°N 76.51436°W / 40.46456; -76.51436 (Fort Swatara)
Roadside Early Settlement, Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Fort Zeller TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, March 21, 1947 PA 419 (Main St.) at Ft. Zeller Rd., Newmanstown
40°20′42″N 76°13′23″W / 40.34505°N 76.22298°W / 40.34505; -76.22298 (Fort Zeller)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Grubb's First Forge TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, June 7, 1967 Boyd St. & Gold Rd., Miners' Village, Cornwall
40°16′02″N 76°24′08″W / 40.26727°N 76.40213°W / 40.26727; -76.40213 (Grubb's First Forge)
City Business & Industry, Iron
Indiantown TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 Fisher Ave. (PA 934), just S of old US 22, Harper Tavern
40°24′06″N 76°34′33″W / 40.40153°N 76.57581°W / 40.40153; -76.57581 (Indiantown)
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American
Indiantown Gap TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a US 22 NE of Harrisburg, E of Rt. 743 intersection Roadside Cities & Towns, Military, Native American
Indiantown Gap Military Reservation TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 SR 4019, 1.3 miles N of U.S. 22 approaching Fort Indiantown Gap, Harper Tavern
40°25′23″N 76°34′34″W / 40.42317°N 76.57598°W / 40.42317; -76.57598 (Indiantown Gap Military Reservation)
Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War
Indiantown Gap Military Reservation TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 old US 22 S of Fort Indiantown Gap, near PA 934, Harper Tavern
40°24′24″N 76°34′50″W / 40.40676°N 76.58062°W / 40.40676; -76.58062 (Indiantown Gap Military Reservation)
Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War
Jacob Albright TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, June 7, 1967 Pa. 897 near Main & Shad Sts., Kleinfeltersville
40°18′09″N 76°14′43″W / 40.30244°N 76.24527°W / 40.30244; -76.24527 (Jacob Albright)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
James Lick TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 U.S. 22 near junction Pa. 343 just S of Fredericksburg
40°26′21″N 76°25′51″W / 40.43907°N 76.43071°W / 40.43907; -76.43071 (James Lick)
Roadside Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
John Walter TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 Old U.S. 22 W of Ono at cemetery
40°24′09″N 76°32′30″W / 40.40238°N 76.54155°W / 40.40238; -76.54155 (John Walter)
Roadside Music & Theater, Publishing, Religion
Lebanon County TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, October 6, 1982 County-Municipal Bldg., 400 S. 8th St., Lebanon
40°19′57″N 76°25′26″W / 40.33258°N 76.42386°W / 40.33258; -76.42386 (Lebanon County)
City Agriculture, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Religion
Lindley Murray TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 U.S. 22, 18 miles NE of Harrisburg, E of junction Pa. 934 just N of Harper Tavern
40°24′07″N 76°34′34″W / 40.40183°N 76.57599°W / 40.40183; -76.57599 (Lindley Murray)
Roadside Education, Mills, Professions & Vocations, Writers
Lindley Murray TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 Intersection Pa. 934 & old U.S. 22, Harper Tavern
40°24′16″N 76°34′38″W / 40.40456°N 76.57726°W / 40.40456; -76.57726 (Lindley Murray)
Roadside Education, Mills, Professions & Vocations, Writers
Lindley Murray TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, March 21, 1947 Pa. 934, .2 mile N of U.S. 22, Harper Tavern
40°24′35″N 76°34′54″W / 40.40979°N 76.58159°W / 40.40979; -76.58159 (Lindley Murray)
Roadside Education, Mills, Professions & Vocations, Writers
One Red Rose - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a On church at old US 422 between SR 2019 & Berks County line, Myerstown
40°22′56″N 76°15′47″W / 40.38225°N 76.26309°W / 40.38225; -76.26309 (One Red Rose - PLAQUE)
Plaque Religion
Pennsylvania Chatauqua, The TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, August 3, 2002 Pa. Route 117 and Carnegie Ave., Mt. Gretna
40°14′54″N 76°28′17″W / 40.24829°N 76.47127°W / 40.24829; -76.47127 (Pennsylvania Chatauqua, The)
Roadside Artists, Education, Medicine & Science, Religion
Reed's Fort TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, December 6, 1949 Allentown Blvd. / Wm. Penn Hwy. (US 22), E of Fisher Ave. (PA 934), just W of Ono
40°24′25″N 76°33′31″W / 40.40699°N 76.55858°W / 40.40699; -76.55858 (Reed's Fort)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Sattazahn Lutheran Church TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, October 12, 1980 At church on Green Point School Rd., N of Pa. 443 near Murray
40°29′55″N 76°32′17″W / 40.49862°N 76.53813°W / 40.49862; -76.53813 (Sattazahn Lutheran Church)
Roadside American Revolution, Buildings, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Military, Religion
Schaefferstown Water Company TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, April 22, 1995 Fountain Park at S. Market St. & Sheep Hill Rd., Schaefferstown
40°17′44″N 76°17′38″W / 40.29562°N 76.29399°W / 40.29562; -76.29399 (Schaefferstown Water Company)
Roadside Business & Industry, Early Settlement, Environment
Swatara Gap TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, March 1, 1947 PA 72, 2 miles N of Lickdale, near Inwood
40°28′32″N 76°31′17″W / 40.47563°N 76.52138°W / 40.47563; -76.52138 (Swatara Gap)
Roadside Early Settlement, Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
Transportation Corps Unit Training Center TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, October 16, 2008 Fisher Ave., near Quartermaster Rd., Ft. Indiantown Gap, Annville Roadside Education, Military, Military Post-Civil War, Transportation
Tulpehocken Evangelical and Reformed Church TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, August 27, 1954 Benjamin Franklin Hwy. / E Lincoln Ave (US 422) near E Main Ave., 3 miles E of Myerstown Roadside Buildings, Religion
Union Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, January 6, 1950 U.S. 422, 1 mile W of Myerstown
40°22′08″N 76°20′03″W / 40.36892°N 76.33415°W / 40.36892; -76.33415 (Union Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Union Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 28, 1950 PA 72 just S of PA 443 junction, near iron bridge, 4 miles NW of Lickdale
40°28′47″N 76°31′56″W / 40.47981°N 76.5322°W / 40.47981; -76.5322 (Union Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Union Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, April 1, 1950 Pa. 72, 5 miles NW of Lebanon
40°23′43″N 76°29′10″W / 40.39541°N 76.48622°W / 40.39541; -76.48622 (Union Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Union Canal Tunnel TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, March 21, 1947 At site on Tunnel Hill Rd. (SR 4001) near W Maple St. / Ebenezer Rd.(PA 72) junction, NW of Lebanon
40°20′59″N 76°27′37″W / 40.34983°N 76.46015°W / 40.34983; -76.46015 (Union Canal Tunnel)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Union Forge TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a SR 1020 just E of Pa. 72, Lickdale
40°27′11″N 76°30′40″W / 40.45296°N 76.51106°W / 40.45296; -76.51106 (Union Forge)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Iron

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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