16 Roads, Bridges, and Places worth knowing about in Lancaster County

If you love old maps like me, then you will enjoy this 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 roads, bridges, and places worth knowing about in Lancaster County. Those places include Conestoga Indian Town, Convoy Indian Town, Donegal Church, Great Minqua Path, Hans Herr House, Hopewell Forge Mansion, Martic Meylin’s Gunshop, Robert Fulton’s birthplace, Rock Ford (home of Edward Hand), Birthplace of Simon Cameron, Landis Valley (Pennsylvania Farm Museum), Isaac Long Barn, and Ephrata Cloister.

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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