Map of Native American paths in Lancaster County

I love old maps, and here’s a great one from Gerald S. Lestz’s A Child’s Guide to Lancaster County drawn by John Jarvis.

A Child’s Guide to Lancaster County

Published in 1978, this map shows the “Indian Paths of Lancaster County.”

Conestoga Path from Conestoga through Gap to Newport on Christian River.

Great Minquas Path from Conestoga through Gap to Schuylkill River.

French Creek Path from Conestoga through Eden, Morgantown to Schuylkill.

Old Peter’s Road from Convoy Town through Lehoy, Compass to Downingtown.

Monocacy Path from Washington Boro to Harper’s Ferry and South.

Nanticoke Path from the Chesapeake Bay through Morgantown to Wilkes-Barre.

Allegheny Path from Philadelphia via Radnor, Morgantown to Harrisburg.

Illustration by Mr. John Jarvis

John Jarvis’ Prints for Sale

If you want to get your hands on a piece of John Jarvis’ artwork, the Historic Preservation of Lancaster County has 26″ x 20″ prints of The Pequea Valley poster for sale for the low price of $25, including shipping on their website. You can learn more about the Pequea Valley when you click here.

The Pequea Valley Poster


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