Leaman Place, Pennsylvania

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Leaman Place
Leaman Place is located in Pennsylvania
Leaman Place
Leaman Place
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Leaman Place is located in the United States
Leaman Place
Leaman Place
Leaman Place (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°0′26″N 76°7′0″W / 40.00722°N 76.11667°W / 40.00722; -76.11667Coordinates: 40°0′26″N 76°7′0″W / 40.00722°N 76.11667°W / 40.00722; -76.11667
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLancaster
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Leaman Place is a named place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Leaman Place is known mostly as a whistle-stop. President-elect Abraham Lincoln spoke at this station on February 22, 1861 to a crowd of 5,000.[1] In 1968, Democrat Hubert H. Humphrey, Democratic Party candidate for president, stopped and spoke at the same place.

The Leaman Place covered bridge crosses Pequea Creek.[2]

Geography[edit]

Leaman Place is located at 40°0′26″N 76°7′0″W / 40.00722°N 76.11667°W / 40.00722; -76.11667 (40.007222, -76.116667),[3] and is 385 feet above mean sea level.

Restaurants[edit]

  • Kitchen Kettle Village[2]
  • Family Cupboard Restaurant and Buffet[2]
  • Kling House Restaurant[2]

Lodging[edit]

  • Spa at Intercourse Village[2]
  • Kitchen Kettle Village[2]
  • Travelers Rest Motel[2]

Activities[edit]

  • Rhubarb Fest[2]
  • Lapp's Coach Shop[2]
  • Double Heart Gallery[2]

Shopping[edit]

  • Leaman Place Furniture[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gordonville
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j VisitPA: Leaman Place
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ Leaman Place Furniture