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America's First Lager

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. America's First Lager Marker
Inscription. In 1840, John Wagner brought lager yeast from his native Bavaria and brewed the nation's first lager beer. Later, other German immigrants began brewing lagers, which soon became popular & promoted growth of America's brewing industry
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.875′ N, 75° 8.515′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on N/ American Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 N American Street, Philadelphia PA 19123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Sixth, Eleventh and Twelfth Wards World War I Memorial (approx. mile away); David Bustill Bowser (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. John Neumann (approx. 0.4 miles away); John N. Neumann (approx. 0.4 miles away); The German Society of Pennsylvania (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Poes in Philadelphia (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
America's First Lager Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. America's First Lager Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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