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Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B.

 
 
Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B. Marker
Inscription.
Here rest the bones of
Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B.
who, as a true shepherd, tended this congregation
with the Gospel of Christ for 35 years.
His spirit joyfully escaped its shell,
which collapsed here on the
23rd of May, 1815, in the 62nd year of his pilgrimage.
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Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church 1780 – 1815
First Principal of Franklin College
Pre-eminent American Botanist

 
Location. 40° 1.741′ N, 76° 18.027′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from S Queen Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Woodward Hill Cemetery, near the grave of President James Buchanan. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (here, next to this marker); James Buchanan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sgt Joseph E Jackson (approx. mile away); World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Evangelic Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity (approx.
Marker in Woodward Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
2. Marker in Woodward Hill Cemetery
The Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, S.T.B. marker is seen here on the left.
0.6 miles away); Thomas Mifflin, Esq. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Wharton, Jr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg Gravestone
Woodward Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. Woodward Hill Cemetery
The Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg marker is located in Woodward Hill Cemetery.
Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg image. Click for full size.
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5. Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg
1810 Portrait of Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg by Charles Willson Peale.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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