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

Goshenhoppen

 
 
Goshenhoppen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. Goshenhoppen Marker
Inscription. Re-named Bally for Father Augustin Bally. The third Roman Catholic mission and first Catholic school in the State were established here in 1743 by Father Theodore Schneider
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 24.161′ N, 75° 35.153′ W. Marker is in Bally, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St. (PA 100) and 7th Street on Main St. (PA 100). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bally PA 19503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hereford Furnace (approx. 3.7 miles away); Frank N.D. Buchman (approx. 5 miles away); Boyertown Burial Casket Company (approx. 5.4 miles away); Rhoads Opera House Fire (approx. 5.6 miles away); Jeremiah Sweinhart and Successors (approx. 5.6 miles away); Carl A. Spaatz (approx. 5.7 miles away); Colebrookdale Furnace (approx. 6.6 miles away); Hanover Lutheran Church (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Goshenhoppen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. Goshenhoppen Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 14 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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