Leaman Place, Pennsylvania facts for kids

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Leaman Place
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Leaman Place is a named place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Leaman Place is known mostly as a whistle-stop. President Abraham Lincoln spoke at this station on February 22, 1861 to a crowd of 5,000. In 1968, Democrat Hubert H. Humphrey, Democratic Party candidate for president, stopped and spoke at the same place.

The Leaman Place covered bridge crosses Pequea Creek.

Geography

Leaman Place is located at 40°0′26″N 76°7′0″W / 40.00722°N 76.116667°W / 40.00722; -76.116667 (40.007222, -76.116667), and is 385 feet above mean sea level.

Lodging

  • Spa at Intercourse Village
  • Kitchen Kettle Village
  • Travelers Rest Motel

Activities

  • Rhubarb Fest
  • Lapp's Coach Shop
  • Double Heart Gallery

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