Stouchsburg in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
as a small child held
Indian captive 1755-1763
Identified by her mother's
singing the hymn
"Allein, und doch nicht
The Indian Captive
Erected 1958 by Berks County Cemetery Association, Berks County Chapter D.A.R., and Wayne R.. Potteiger Memorials.
Location. 40° 22.928′ N, 76° 14.829′ W. Marker is in Stouchsburg, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Click for map. Marker is in the Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, about 0.1 miles SSE of the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Parkway (U.S. 422) and Hickory Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Longs Church Lane, Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livingood (L÷wengut) Family (a few steps from this marker); John A. Shulze (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caspar Wistar (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tulpehocken Evangelical and Reformed Church (approx. one mile away); Fort Zeller Charming Forge (approx. 3.7 miles away); Conrad Weiser (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stouchsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Story of Regina Leininger.
2. Regina Hartman, Indian Captive.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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