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Mason Dixon Line Days

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When:
August 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am – August 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
2016-08-20T09:00:00-04:00
2016-08-21T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Mary-Penn Bed and Breakfast
716 Mason Dixon Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325
USA

Mason Dixon Line

Compiled by Jim Moyer 2/21-24/2016, updated 8/14/2016

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Mason Dixon days F&I event August 20-21

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CresapwarmapA borderless area not just with the American Native but borderless between the colonies themselves. Who collects tax from you?

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See the story on Penn-Calvert dispute, which includes Cresap’s War and the Mason Dixon Line.

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April 1765, Mason and Dixon began their survey of the Maryland–Pennsylvania line.

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October 11, 1767 their Iroquois guides refused to go any further, having reached the border of their lands with the Lenape, with whom they were engaged in hostilities, 233 miles (375 km) from their starting point.

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mason dixon days 1In 1779, Pennsylvania and Virginia agreed “To extend Mason’s and Dixon’s line, due west, five degrees of longitude.

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See the Facebook Event Page for any updates

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See this Facebook Page for more info as well.

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Where the turnoff to the place is.  This is not a still photo. Navigate around with your mouse or touch screen.

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This Mason Dixon Line Map is in progress. More points of interest will be added.

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400px-Delaware-wedge_svgLiving on The Wedge – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wedge_(border)

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LAST YEAR’S EVENTS

 Mason Dixon days F&I event in Gettysburg August 28-30

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http://www.gettysburgwineandfruittrail.com/mason-dixon-day-mary-penn/

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https://www.facebook.com/events/1576754465941441/

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https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mary-Penn-Bed-and-Breakfast/142120189157712

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