Scenes, markers and roads
the western end
of the most-famous
border in the United States
By Pete Zapadka
THE ANNUAL MASON-DIXON ANNIVERSARY HIKE
year -- it's a celebration!
Join us at
10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct.
for a program and hike to commemorate the 245th anniversary
of the ending of the Mason
and Dixon survey in 1767
Join us as Doug Wood begins the
day with his popular presentation on Chief Ostenaco; we'll take the
hike starting at 11:45 a.m. featuring comments by Pete Zapadka and
historian Ed Robey. Afterwards, Dianne Anestis will discuss at 2:15
p.m. the role of native women in 18th century society!
last year's hike! Videographer Gregory Ayersman captured the
event. It's visible
Go back: Oct. 17, 2010 -- One of the
best hikes we've had
About 50 participants took
part on a wonderful, sunny day, commemorating the 243rd anniversary
of the survey's ending. For the first time, we had Native American
representatives take part -- and we were interviewed
See some of the photos
on the hike.
About 20 people
participated in the Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, hike
-- see a group photo.
Watch a slideshow from the hikes
held Oct. 9 and 13, 2007, during the Mason-Dixon Line 240th anniversary
Generally, these pages
with the Mason-Dixon
Line (updated map shows MD Line and associated borders) from around the foot of
Chestnut Ridge to The Cornerstone, the
marker at the precise southwest corner of Pennsylvania.
note: There are few if any references to the Civil War on these pages.
The Mason-Dixon Line originally was not meant to be the dividing line
as it too often is considered today. In
any case, I hope you'll enjoy
learning about The Line during your visit to exploretheline.com!
Click below to Explore The Line:
Zapadka -- Mason-Dixon Line Western Crossings -- exploretheline.com --
and Dixon Line -- Mason-Dixon Line -- Charles Mason -- Jeremiah Dixon
-- Pennsylvania -- West Virginia