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Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain

For God and Home and Every Land

 
 
Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain
Looking west, with the Conrad Weiser Trading Post marker visible behind the fountain.
Inscription.
Erected by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Reading Pa. for the use of the public.

[Bust of] Francis E. Willard
 
Erected 1904 by Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Reading.
 
Location. 40° 20.131′ N, 75° 55.661′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Penn Street and 5th Street (Business U.S. 222), on the right when traveling west on Penn Street. Click for map. The fountain is on Penn Square. Marker is in this post office area: Reading PA 19602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Conrad Weiser (here, next to this marker); Conrad Weiser Trading Post (here, next to this marker); Federal Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Federal Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Bodo Otto (within shouting distance of this marker); Hiester Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Strong (about 300 feet away); Doctor Jonathan Potts (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Reading.
 
Also see . . .
1. Francis Elizabeth Willard. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. History
Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
2. Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Inscription
of the W.C.T.U. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Ernest Epp Granite Works Notice. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
4. W.C.T.U. Fountains. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public WorkEducationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made Features
 
Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Detail Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
3. Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Detail
Bust of Francis E. Willard.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
4. Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain
Looking east along Penn Street.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Trough Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
5. Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Trough
West facade of fountain.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Maker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
6. Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain Maker
"Central Granite Works, E[rnest] Epp"
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,197 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
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