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

Oley Moravians

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. Oley Moravians Marker
Inscription. A building erected about 1748 by Moravians, for use as a church and school, stands on the side road, about 1.5 miles away. Here they conducted a boarding school, 1745-51; and built a later schoolhouse, since demolished, in 1776.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 22.402′ N, 75° 46.628′ W. Marker is in Oley, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Memorial Hwy. (PA 622). Click for map. The marker is near Mine Lane. Marker is in this post office area: Oley PA 19547, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Turk House (approx. 0.9 miles away); De Benneville House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fisher House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Exeter Friends Meeting (approx. 4.2 miles away); Daniel Boone Homestead (approx. 5.8 miles away); Lincoln Homestead (approx. 6.3 miles away); Hopewell Village (approx. 6.4 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oley.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Oley Moravians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. Oley Moravians Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 22 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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