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    • Ephrata Cloister buildings

    • Ephrata Cloister was developed by Johann Beissel and a group of German settlers in 1732 on 250 acres. The buildings housed a convent / monastery and a section for married followers. By self-discipline, they strictly followed the teachings of the...
    • Historic sites; Monasteries;
    • Ephrata Cloister buildings

    • Ephrata Cloister was developed by Johann Beissel and a group of German settlers in 1732 on 250 acres. The buildings housed a convent / monastery and a section for married followers. By self-discipline, they strictly followed the teachings of the...
    • Historic sites; Monasteries;
    • The Great Trail monument

    • Marker reads: 'The Great Trail, Minqua or Susquehanna Indians, Susquehanna to the Schuylkill, crossed Ridley Creek at Long Point, 484 yards to the south. Thousands of beaver skins yearly were carried down to the first Dutch and Swedish settlers on...
    • Indigenous peoples; Monuments & memorials; Historic sites;
    • Indian Hannah Historical Marker

    • A marker was erected to denote the birthplace of 'Indian Hannah,' (1730-1802) the last of the Unami Group of Chester County Indians, Lenni-Lenape or Delaware Indians. The marker was placed on land of William Webb, Quaker Assemblyman, protector of...
    • Indigenous peoples; Monuments & memorials;
    • London Grove monument

    • The monument, dedicated to the Lenni Lenape Indian town of Minquannan, is near the London Grove Meeting House. The Lenni Lenape Indians, led by Machaloha of the Unami group, later sold the land, which included the area between the Delaware River...
    • Monuments & memorials; Historical markers; Indigenous peoples;
    • London Grove monument

    • The monument, dedicated to the Lenni Lenape Indian town of Minquannan, is near the London Grove Meeting House. The Lenni Lenape Indians, led by Machaloha of the Unami group, later sold the land, which included the area between the Delaware River...
    • Monuments & memorials; Historical markers; Indigenous peoples;
    • Indian Hannah monument

    • Monument reads: 'Indian Hannah, 1730-1802. The last of the Indians in Chester County was born in the vale about 300 yards to the east on the land of the protector of her people, the Quaker assemblyman William Webb. Her mother was Indian Sarah and...
    • Indigenous peoples; Monuments & memorials; Historic sites;
    • The Great Trail monument

    • This monument was erected in 1925 by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Chester County Historical Society. It marks the Great Trail of the Minquas or Susquehanna Indians, which, prior to 1670, led from the Susquehanna River to the...
    • Indigenous peoples; Monuments & memorials; Historic sites;
    • Queonemysing Indian Town monument

    • Marker reads: 'Queonemysing Indian Town was located on the other side of Brandywine Creek from here in the great bend. Rattlesnake Trail and thence over Point Lookout in the rocks on Christina Creek in present Wilmington. The chief Secetareus and...
    • Indigenous peoples; Monuments & memorials; Historic sites;
    • Railroad wreck

    • Train wreck on railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Appears to be a special train car, with advertising that reads 'Christy Bros. Annual Show.'
    • Accidents; Railroads;

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