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Bethel in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pilger Ruh

 
 
Pilger Ruh Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Crumlish, April 2, 2010
1. Pilger Ruh Marker
Inscription. "Pilgrim's Rest" was the name given to this spring on the Tulpehocken Path by Count Zinzendorf, the Moravian missionary, on his journey to the Indian towns of Shamokin and Wyoming in 1742.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission.
 
Location. 40° 30.796′ N, 76° 20.241′ W. Marker is in Bethel, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 501) and Pilger Ruh Road, on the right when traveling north on Lancaster Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethel PA 19507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Pilger Ruh (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Henry (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 1.8 miles away); M60A3 MBT (approx. 3.2 miles away); Tulpehocken Path (approx. 3.3 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Tulpehocken Path (approx. 3.3 miles away); Conrad Richter (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Tulpehocken Path (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bethel.
 
Related markers.
Wide view of the Pilger Ruh Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Crumlish, April 2, 2010
2. Wide view of the Pilger Ruh Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
 
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The Pilger Ruh Spring Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Crumlish, April 2, 2010
3. The Pilger Ruh Spring
 
 
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