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Anthony Sadowski

 
 
Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Memorial
Inscription.
In memory of
Anthony Sadowski
Born c.1669 in Poland
Died April 22, 1736


Whether or not he opened an Indian trading post on the shores of Lake Erie, and gave his name to Sandusky, Ohio, here lies the greatest Polish frontiersman of colonial times, an organizer of Amity Township in 1719, and founder of the Sandusky family in America.

A Tercentary Memorial
erected by
Sadowski Memorial Committee
Edward Pinkowski
Chairman
Dedicated
April 20, 1969

 
Erected 1969 by Sadowski Memorial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 15.416′ N, 75° 43.778′ W. Marker is in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Click for map. Memorial is at the Sadowski grave plot, near the cemetery boundary, about 300 feet southwest of St. Gabriel's c.1801 stone church. Marker is in this post office area: Douglassville PA 19518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Warren (here, next to this marker); William Bird, Esq. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Douglass Family (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Gabriels
Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
2. Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Anthony Sadowski (about 300 feet away); Swedish Pioneers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thomas Rutter (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Douglassville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anthony Sadowski - Polish Pioneer. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Anthony Sadowski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
3. Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Marker
St. Gabriel's c.1801 stone church (along US 422) at left distance.
Anthony Sadowski Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Anthony Sadowski Marker
St. Gabiel's (incorporated 1720) stone church, c.1801, in background.
Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
5. Anthony Sadowski Tercentary Marker Reverse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,214 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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