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Mason Dixon Line Days

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When:
October 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am – October 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
2017-10-13T10:00:00-04:00
2017-10-15T16:00:00-04:00
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, 10/9/2017

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From the Facebook Event Site

October 13, 2017 at 10 AM

to October 15, 2017 at 4 PM

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A celebration to commemorate

the end of Mason & Dixon’s survey

at Brown’s Hill on the border of

Greene Co PA and Monongalia Co WV –

where a warrior trail marked

as far as the Iroquois delegation

was willing to proceed.

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Among typical festival activities we plan

to have a living history encampment

on what is likely to be

the actual camp location.

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We could still use

more of you frontier types

to fleshout M&D’s work crew

of axemen, chainmen, camp keepers, etc.

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BORDER-LESS WORLD

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CresapwarmapA borderless area not just

with the American Natives

but borderless between

the Colonies themselves.

Who collects tax from you?

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More Detail in this link:

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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Keep an eye on this place; Mary Penn B&B.

This place holds Mason Dixon Line Events.

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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PREVIOUS YEAR EVENTS

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Mason Dixon days F&I event August 20-21 in 2016.

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Mason Dixon days F&I event in Gettysburg August 28-30, 2015

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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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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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