Conestoga six-horse bell teams of eastern Pennsylvania. by John Omwake

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Dec 14,  · The first known mention of a “Conestoga wagon” was by Ben Garcia on December 31, in his accounting log after purchasing it from James Hendricks. It was named after the “Conestoga River” or “Conestoga Township” in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and thought to have been introduced by Mennonite German settlers.

Oct 28,  · Great canvas-covered wagons, drawn by four jet-black Conestoga horses plied their way across the mountains between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

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The Great Wagon Road: From Philadelphia to the South. New York: McGraw- Hill Book Company, THE CONESTOGA WAGON AND THE PRAIRIE SCHOONER. Styles in farm equipment change slowly, and it is probable that the farm-type Conestoga wagon of about shown in figure 7 is similar in many respects to the Pennsylvania wagons used by Braddock a century earlier.

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Berkebile This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Dominating areas from the Ohio Valley and Appalachian Mountain sections to the more populated eastern states, most of these wagons were used in the century between and Pennsylvania and the Minnick-Zirkle Conestoga at Colonial Williamsburg.

“Conestoga Six Horse Bell Teams” by John Omwake, copyright Browse alphabetically or search within each letter to consult nearly 13, bibliographic references. The bibliography is linked to and from quotations in dictionary entries.

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#1– Deutsch-Englisches Worterbuch Vol. The great-great-grandfather was a native of Germany, emigrated to (T) America and settled in eastern Pennsylvania, probably before the middle of the His name was Dorney, but like many other names in this eighteenth century.

country, it has undergone a change, being now spelled Turney. The "Pennsylvania waggons" mentioned by Pickering were probably the well-known Conestoga wagon. This type of wagon was used as long-distance carriers of supplies rather than for regimental baggage. Still, the quartermaster general recognized that they had certain features that would be useful on the army's baggage wagons.

Dec 30,  · Eventually, the road was wide enough for the famed German Conestoga or Pennsylvania wagons. Wagons could carry up to ten tons and were pulled by five or six horse teams.

The fastest of wagons could average about five miles a day. Stories of Guernsey County by Wm. Wolfe Pages Chapter XXI Adams Township IN OUR stories of the townships we begin with Adams because it comes first, alphabetically considered.

When called upon to name the townships of Guernsey county, pupils in the schools begin with Adams. Back in the days of the county political conventions the delegates from. The road had a peculiar nomenclature, familiar to the tens of thousands who traveled over it in its palmy days.

The names, for example, applied to particular localities on the line, are of striking import, and blend harmoniously with the unique history of the road. With these names omitted, the road would be robbed of much that adds interest to its history.

John E. came to Wabash County, Indiana inwhere he remained several years, and then went to Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

Finally, at the age of twenty-seven years, he returned to Wabash County, since which time he ahs engaged at farming, until the past several years, he has given his attention to the drug business in Laketon, Wabash County.

Full text of "Papers read before the Society and other historical papers" See other formats. A carriage is a wheeled vehicle for people, usually horse-drawn; litters (palanquins) and sedan chairs are excluded, since they are wheelless vehicles. The carriage is especially designed for private passenger use, though some are also used to transport goods.

A public passenger vehicle would not usually be called a carriage – terms for such include stagecoach, charabanc and omnibus. Collection of over lithographs, related ephemera, and prints documenting Philadelphia commercial lithography between and in the holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia.

The prints frequently depict the built environment of Philadelphia, but also broadly represent the visual culture of the city. Genres and subjects include advertisements, architecture, benevolent. Dec 23,  · Their chief routes were the Pennsylvania Road from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and the Cumberland Road from Baltimore to Wheeling.

Their wagons, referred to as Conestoga or Pittsburgh wagons, were about twenty feet long, six to eight feet wide; powered by teams of six or eight horses, they could carry loads of over 6, pounds.

The factory was located on Mount Lewis, now the site of the McCormick and Young cottages, at the southeast corner of Laporte and Eagles Mere Avenues. Sand was hauled from the upper end of the lake by flat boats, and one old resident says that it was also dredged from the lower end of the lake and brought out by six-horse teams.

Full text of "History of Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania" See other formats.On Home's "Map of Original Surveys," the drafts of which were begun aboutbut which were continued and added to, for some time afterward, the locality of Gwynedd is shown divided lengthwise about equally, the north-eastern half being marked "John Gee & Company" and the lower, or south-western, "Robert Turner.".The roads seemed actually lined with Conestoga wagons each drawn by six stalwart horses and laden with farm produce." On this trip Quincy went from Boston to New York in four days, from New York to Philadelphia in one day, and from Philadelphia to Washington in three days, making his entire time for the journey between Boston and Washington.

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