note on the Hammer Creek in the northern part of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
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note on the Hammer Creek in the northern part of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. by John S. Fass

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Published by Hammer Creek Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Lancaster County (Pa.),
  • Hammer Creek (Lancaster County, Pa.)


  • Lancaster County (Pa.) -- History.,
  • Hammer Creek (Lancaster County, Pa.)

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Hammer Creek Press., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsF157.L2 F3
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6021976M
LC Control Number66086970

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Buy A note on the Hammer Creek in the northern part of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania by John S Fass (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: John S Fass. An online exhibition of the photography and book arts of John Fass (born - died ). Fass was an American graphic designer and a printer of fine press books. Fass was born in Lancaster County, PA, and worked most of his career in Manhattan. Fass designed books for the leading American publishers of limited edition books. Collectors of private press books also remember . Hammer Creek is a mile-long ( km) tributary of Cocalico Creek in Lebanon and Lancaster Counties, Pennsylvania in the United States. Hammer Creek is dammed to form Speedwell Forge Lake below joining the Cocalico Creek downstream by the confluence of Middle Creek near the village of Rothsville.⁃ location: Cornwall, Pennsylvania. The Hammer Creek Valley is a collection of waterways, pastures, and woodlands about five miles long and a quarter mile wide, an area with a variety of habitats easily acccessible to the motoring birder. The valley is dominated by the Pennsylvania Fish Commission's Speedwell Lake, a man-made impoundment a little over a mile long and an average of two hundred yards wide.

The author describes his early years growing up as a Mennonite on farms in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and in Virginia during the first part of the twentieth century. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. Note: The processing of this collection was partially funded by the Margaret Miller Schock Trust in cooperation with the Lancaster County Historical Society, Dedicated staff, volunteers, and interns of the historical society completed this project in April Lancaster County County Name Luderloch "Carrion Hole" Place Name Elizabeth Along the Hammer Creek, at the Speedwell Stock Farms, there is a Carrion Hole, where dead animals used to be thrown, unless they were taken away by the local "Schinnerhannes" Lutzebrick Lutz's Bridge Place Name West Cocalico This was a covered bridge spanning Swamp Creek. Lancaster County PA Cemetery Records. USA (1,,) > Pennsylvania (62,) > Lancaster County (3,) > Lancaster County Cemetery Records (). USA (1,,) > Pennsylvania (62,) > Pennsylvania Cemetery Records (17,) > Lancaster County Cemetery Records (). Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Statewide collections are found on the Pennsylvania.

  #4 Hammer Creek. Lancaster County is not typically known for exceptional trout fishing waters but Hammer Cre ek is the exception. This creek, in part, flows through State Game Lands Hammer Creek receives plenty of stocked trout during the spring, which makes it a great opening day spot. Geologic units in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania Conestoga Formation (Ordovician and Cambrian) at surface, covers 13 % of this area Light-gray, thin-bedded, impure, contorted limestone having shale partings; conglomeratic at base; in Chester Valley, includes micaceous limestone in upper part, phyllite in middle, and alternating dolomite and. " A long the Hammer Creek we tramped and fished, never catching more than sunfish or catfish, although the stream abounds with other fish. It is for these happy days of the past that we have chosen 'The Hammer Creek Press' and the turtle." John Fass in his book A Note on the Hammer Creek. Above: John and his family in Lititz, Pennsylvania. Notes Source:!BOOK: 'Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage', Oct , pg , 23, 24; "Three Bears of Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and Other Early Bears" by Jane Evans Best. Notes: He settled on Mill Creek Lancaster County at Roland's Mill. In he was joined by a relative, Peter Eby. In.