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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0600 I002
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1824
People
Heiney, Isaac
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Martic Twp.
Pequea Twp.
Mill, Isaac Heiney's
Mill
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
McCall's Ferry, Martic Twp.
Petition
Bridge
Place
Martic Twp. and Pequea Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0600 I002
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1824.
Location: Near Isaac Heiney's Mill, on the road to Martic Forge, Martic Twp., and McCall's Ferry, Martic Twp.
Document type: Petition for appointment of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I011
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1921
People
Eshleman
Moore
Martin
Shertz
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge
Bridge, Engleside
Bridge, Eshleman's Mill
Bridge, Old Factory
Bridge, Spruce Grove
Bridge, White Rock
Burnt Mill, Pequea Twp.
Chester County
Chickies Creek
Cocalico Creek
Colerain Twp.
Conestoga Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Creek
Creek, Chickies
Creek, Cocalico
Creek, Conestoga
Creek, Little Conestoga
Creek, Mill
Creek, Octoraro, East Branch
Creek, Octoraro, West Branch
Creek, Pequea
East Earl Twp.
East Lampeter Twp.
Electric Company
Engleside Bridge
Engleside, Lancaster Twp.
Ephrata
Ephrata Twp.
Eshleman's Mill Bridge
Factory
Harristown, Paradise Twp.
Lancaster
Lancaster Twp.
Leacock Twp.
Little Britain Twp.
Little Conestoga Creek
Long's Park
Manheim Twp.
Manor Twp.
Martic Twp.
Marticville, Martic Twp.
Martin's Mill
Mill Creek
Mill, Eshleman's
Mill, Martin's
Mill, Shertz's
Moore's Electric LIght Plant
Newtown, Rapho Twp.
Octoraro Creek, East Branch
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Old Factory Bridge
Old Philadelphia Road
Paradise Twp.
Park
Pequea Creek
Pequea Twp.
Rapho Twp.
Report
Road
Road, Old Philadelphia
Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
Rocky Springs Park
Sadsbury Twp.
Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
Shertz's Mill
Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
Spruce Grove Bridge
Spruce Grove, Little Britain Twp.
Steeleville, Sadsbury Twp.
Upper Leacock Twp.
Wabank, Lancaster Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
White Rock Bridge
White Rock, Little Britain Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I011
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Document type: Report of recommended bridges to be replaced.
1. Pequea No. 4
[Leacock Twp. and Paradise Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Shertz's Mill, near Harristown, Paradise Twp.
2. Conestoga No. 4
[East Earl Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Martin's Mill.
3. Mill Creek No. 2
[East Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek at east end of Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp., on old Philadelphia Road.
4. Bridge over East Branch of Octoraro Creek
Sadsbury Twp. and Chester County
Location: At Steeleville, Sadsbury Twp.
5. Big Chickies No. 7.5
[Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.]
Location: Over Chickies Creek at Moore's old Electric LIght Plant, on road between Salunga, West Hempfield Twp. and Newtown, Rapho Twp.
6. Big Chickies No. 8
Location: Over Chickies Creek.
7. Bridge over [Conestoga Creek]
[Conestoga Twp. and Manor Twp.]
Location: At Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
8. Engleside Bridge
[Lancaster Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: At Engleside, Lancaster Twp., over Conestoga Creek.
9. Mill Creek No. 6, also known as Eshleman's Mill Bridge
[West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek.
10. Conestoga No. 14
[Manheim Twp. and Upper Leacock Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
11. Pequea No. 18
[Martic Twp. and Pequea Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Burnt Mill, Pequea Twp., near Marticville, Martic Twp.
12. Bridge [over Conestoga Creek]
[Lancaster Twp. and Pequea Twp.]
Location: At Wabank, Lancaster Twp.
13. Old Factory Bridge
[Lancaster City and West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek] near Rocky Springs Park.
14. Cocalico No. 3
[Ephrata Twp.]
Location: Over Cocalico Creek, near Ephrata.
15. White Rock Bridge
[Colerain Twp. and Little Britain Twp.]
Location: Over West Branch of Octoraro Creek at White Rock, Little Britain Twp.
16. Spruce Grove Bridge
Location: Over West Branch of Octoraro Creek at Spruce Grove, Little Britain Twp.
17. Bridge No. 1
[Manheim Twp.]
Location : Over Little Conestoga Creek near Long's Park.
1 item, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0140 I001
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1840
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Tavern, Buck
Buck Tavern
Taverns
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0140 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1840.
Location: On public road from the Buck Tavern to Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp., near Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Document types: Petition for a bridge.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I009
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1831
People
Keeport
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Mill, Keeport's
Mill
Lancaster
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I009
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1831.
Location: At Keeport's Mill, on public road from Lancaster to Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Document types: Petition for a bridge.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I011
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1840
People
Keeport, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Mill, John Keeport's
Mill
Lancaster
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Proposal
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I011
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
[Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.]
Location: At John Keeport's Mill, on public road from Lancaster to Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Document type: Proposals for bridge construction.
9 items, 9 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I012
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1840
People
Keeport, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Mill, John Keeport's
Mill
Lancaster
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Proposal
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I012
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
[Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.]
Location: At John Keeport's Mill, on public road from Lancaster to Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Document type: Proposals for bridge construction.
8 items, 8 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0150 I012
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1919
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Specifications
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0150 I012
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Location: At Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Document type: Specifications for bridge repair.
1 item, 33 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0155 I004
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1910
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Specifications
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0155 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Location: At Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Document type: Specifications for bridge repair.
2 items, 6 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0160 I001
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1919
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Blueprints
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0160 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Location: At Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Document type: Bridge blueprint.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0160 I014
Description Level
Item
Collection
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
1920
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Petition
Order
Report
Inspection
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0160 I014
Case Number
95.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1920.
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
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.
Less detail

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