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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I006
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1825
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
Port Deposit, Maryland
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I006
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.]
Court term: April 1825.
Location: On the road from Lancaster to Port Deposit, Maryland, near Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Order and report of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I005
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1825
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
Port Deposit, Maryland
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I005
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
[1825]
Location: On the road from Lancaster to Port Deposit, Maryland, near Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Petition for appointment of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0900 I003
Date Range
1844/11
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1844/11
Year
1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Herr's Mill
Inspections
Lancaster
Mill Creek
Millport, East Lampeter Twp.
Orders
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Reports
Strasburg
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0900 I003
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1844.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
A. Bridge over Mill Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Location: At Millport, East Lampeter Twp., on state road from Lancaster to Strasburg.
B. Bridge over Pequea Creek
East Lampter Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Location: At Herr's Mill.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I001
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
none
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I001
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Location: At Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Petition for a bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I002
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
none
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Specifications
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I002
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Location: At Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Specifications for bridge construction.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0745 I005
Date Range
1855/01
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1855/01
Year
1855
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0011
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
Herr's Mill
Inspections
Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp.
Mills
Orders
Pequea Creek
Reports
Strasburg
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Report
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0745 I005
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1855.
Location: Near Herr's Mill, on road from Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp., to Strasburg.
Document type: Order for inspection and inspection report.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0670 I003
Date Range
1855/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1855/08
Year
1855
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
People
Good, Daniel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
Daniel Good's Ford
Fords
Inspections
Orders
Pequea Creek
Pequea Twp.
Petitions
Providence Twp.
Reports
Place
Pequea Twp. and Providence Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0670 I003
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1855.
Location: At Daniel Good's Fording.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0745 I006
Date Range
1857/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1857/08
Year
1857
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0011
People
Wither, Michael
Zarracher, J. H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
Dams
J. H. Zarracher's Dam
Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp.
Michael Wither's Mill
Mills
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Orders
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Reports
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0745 I006
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1857.
Location: Near J. H. Zarracher's Dam, formerly Michael Wither's Mill, on public road from Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp., to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Specifications for repairs to bridges in Repair Zone B
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I006
Date Range
1920
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Specifications for repairs to bridges in Repair Zone B
Description
Document type: Specifications for repairs to bridges in Repair Zone B.
1. Little Conestoga No. 2
[Lancaster Twp. and Manor Twp.]
Location: Over Little Conestoga Creek at Stone Roads Mill.
2. Little Conestoga No. 5, now marked No. 4
[Manor Twp.]
Location: Over Little Conestoga Creek.
3. Little Conestoga No. 6, also known as Owl Hill Bridge
4. Little Conestoga No. 7
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
5. Conestoga No. 24
[Conestoga Twp. and Manor Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
6. Conestoga No. 25
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
7. Conestoga No. 21
[Lancaster Twp. and Pequea Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Second Lock, Lancaster Twp.
8. Mill Creek No. 2
[East Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek at east end of Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
9. Mill Creek No. 1
[Leacock Twp. and Upper Leacock Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek at Mascot, Upper Leacock Twp.
10. Pequea No. 1
[Salisbury Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek.
11. Pequea No. 4
[Leacock Twp. and Salisbury Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Sheetz's Mill near Buyerstown, Salisbury Twp.
12. Pequea No. 10
[West Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.]
13. Pequea No. 11
[Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Wagonmaker's Shop.
14. Pequea No. 12
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Lime Valley, West Lampeter twp.
15. Pequea No. 15
[Pequea Twp. and Providence Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek near Herrville Hotel.
16. West Branch of Octoraro No. 2
[Colerain Twp.]
Location: Over West Branch of Octoraro Creek at Clonmell, Colerain Twp., near Pumping Station.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Date Range
1920
Year
1920
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Buyerstown, Salisbury Twp.
Clonmell, Colerain Twp.
Colerain Twp.
Conestoga Bridge
Conestoga Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Covered bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Herrville Hotel
Hotels
Lancaster Twp.
Leacock Twp.
Lime Valley, West Lampeter Twp.
Little Conestoga Bridge
Little Conestoga Creek
Manor Twp.
Mascot, Upper Leacock Twp.
Mills
Mill Creek
Mill Creek Bridge
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Octoraro Water Company
Octoraro West Branch #1 Covered Bridge
Owl Hill Bridge
Pequea Bridge
Pequea Creek
Pequea Twp.
Providence Twp.
Pumping stations
Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Salisbury Twp.
Second Lock, Lancaster Twp.
Sheetz's Mill
Shops
Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
Specifications
Stoneroad's Mill
Strasburg Twp.
Upper Leacock Twp.
Wagonmaker's Shop
West Lampeter Twp.
Extent
1 item, 6 pieces
Object Name
Specification
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I006
Box Number
013
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I007
Date Range
1871/11
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1871/11
Year
1871
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Beaver Creek
Bowman's Ford
Bridges
Creeks
Fords
Inspections
Orders
Petitions
Providence Twp.
Reports
Strasburg Twp.
Place
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I007
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1871.
Location: Near Bowman's Ford.
Document type: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
365.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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