Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania

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Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania
Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°55′48″N 76°22′46″W / 39.93000°N 76.37944°W / 39.93000; -76.37944Coordinates: 39°55′48″N 76°22′46″W / 39.93000°N 76.37944°W / 39.93000; -76.37944
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Township Conestoga
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania is a small unincorporated community located within Conestoga Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA.

The general location was an early staging area for native American tribes traversing the Susquehanna River from the settlements surrounding Conestoga and present day Manor Township. The "Harbor" is actually an inlet where the Conestoga River from the rest of Lancaster County meets up with the Susquehanna River proper and was known for its plentiful bounty of fish and wildlife that sustained the Conestoga Native Americans for centuries.

Safe Harbor, and the nearby community of Conestoga was in the national media spotlight in 2001 when President George W. Bush held a photo opportunity at the Safe Harbor Dam power station.[1]

The Safe Harbor Park and the Safe Harbor Arboretum are also located within the tiny community.

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