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Landing of the German Colonists

 
 
Landing of the German Colonists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
1. Landing of the German Colonists Marker
Inscription.
In commemoration
of the
Landing of the German Colonists
October 6, 1683

Franz Daniel Pastorius
Dirk Herman Araham op Den Graeff
Tuenes Kunders Lenert Arens
Reinert Tisen Wilhelm Strepers
Jan Lensen Peter Keurlis Jan Siemens
Johann Bleikers Abraham Tuenes and
Jan Lueken with their families

[ Right Side of Monument : ]
To the memory of
the hundreds of thousands
of German volunteers in
the American wars

[ Left Side of Monument : ]
The protest of the Germans
of Germantown against slavery
on February 18, 1688

 
Location. 40° 2.214′ N, 75° 10.569′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Germantown Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the north end of Vernon Park. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Germantown Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Public School of Germantown (approx. mile away); Wyck (approx. mile away); Delplaine House
Right Side Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
2. Right Side Marker
(approx. mile away); Market Square (approx. mile away); Soldiers Monument at Germantown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reformed Church of Germantown (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Germantown White House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Left Side Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
3. Left Side Marker
Rear Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
4. Rear Marker
Landing of the German Colonists Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
5. Landing of the German Colonists Monument
Monument in Vernon Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
6. Monument in Vernon Park
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
7. Right Side of Monument
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
8. Left Side of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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