Ludwigs Corner, Pennsylvania

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Ludwigs Corner, Pennsylvania
Ludwigs Corner lies the intersection of PA Route 100 and PA Route 401 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Ludwigs Corner lies the intersection of PA Route 100 and PA Route 401 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Ludwigs Corner is located in Pennsylvania
Ludwigs Corner
Ludwigs Corner
Location of Ludwigs Corner in Pennsylvania
Ludwigs Corner is located in the United States
Ludwigs Corner
Ludwigs Corner
Ludwigs Corner (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°06′56″N 75°41′38″W / 40.11556°N 75.69389°W / 40.11556; -75.69389Coordinates: 40°06′56″N 75°41′38″W / 40.11556°N 75.69389°W / 40.11556; -75.69389
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyChester
TownshipWest Vincent
Elevation
627 ft (191 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)610

Ludwigs Corner, Pennsylvania, is an unincorporated village located in West Vincent Township, Pennsylvania. It is four miles north of Eagle, Pennsylvania.

Geography[edit]

Ludwigs Corner is a community in Chester County, Pennsylvania, located at latitude 40.116 and longitude -75.694 with an elevation of 627 feet.

Transportation[edit]

Ludwigs Corner is located at the junction of PA Route 100 and PA Route 401.

Pennsylvania Route 401 is also known as Conestoga Road. In the colonial era, this route was known as the Conestoga Turnpike and was a main path of travel between Philadelphia and western towns such as Lancaster. Many of the wagons were of a flat but arched design that would float when fording creeks and rivers with high water. They were known as Conestoga wagons.

History[edit]

Ludwigs Corner is the home of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, organized in 1832. Within the walled cemetery is the grave of Owen Josephus Roberts, United States Supreme Court Justice from 1930 - 1945.

Ludwigs Corner is known for being the host of the annual Ludwig's Corner Horse Show & Country Fair held over Labor Day Weekend.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Home". ludwigshorseshow.com.