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

Joseph Hiester

 
 
Joseph Hiester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. Joseph Hiester Marker
Inscription. Revolutionary soldier, Congressman, Governor 1820-1823, lived in the Hiester Mansion. Now a part of the Berks County Welfare Farm.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 23.297′ N, 75° 59.557′ W. Marker is in Leesport, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2746 Bernville Road (PA 183), Leesport PA 19533, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Canal (approx. 1.3 miles away); Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. George Nagel's Company (approx. 4.2 miles away); Solomon Boscov (approx. 4.4 miles away); Skew Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Wallace Stevens (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Wallace Stevens (approx. 4.7 miles away); Henry A. Muhlenberg (approx. 4.9 miles away); William Strong (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Governor Joseph Hiester - Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. (Submitted on June 20, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Joseph Hiester - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on June 20, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Joseph Hiester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. Joseph Hiester Marker
The marker is in front of the Audi Automobile Dealership.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 11 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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