Among the old eighteenth century families which were swept into Pennsylvania on the flood-tide of the remarkable German immigration of that period were the Kuhns. whose ancestor, John Christopher Kuhn, arrived in Philadelphia 1733 in the ship Hope.
The family, however, is traceable back at least two generations beyond the latter; to his grandfather, John Kuhn, a magistrate of Berwangen, near the Black Forest, Germany, who died prior to November 30, 1676.
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Peter Kuhn homestead was founded on this site before1790. Located just north of the Conococheague Creek on Kuhn Road, Greencastle, PA.