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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Zion Church Military Hospital

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
1. Zion Church Military Hospital Marker
Inscription.

In memory
of the Soldiers of the
Continental Army
who suffered and died in Zion Church
used as a military hospital
from
September 1777 to April 1779.
This tablet is erected
by the
Pennsylvania Society of
Sons of the Revolution
A.D. 1916.

 
Erected 1916 by Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 36.147′ N, 75° 28.223′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Hamilton Street. Touch for map. Marker is near the Zion's Reformed Church entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 622 Hamilton Street, Allentown PA 18101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Saving of the Liberty Bell (here, next to this marker); Zion's Reformed Church (a few steps from this marker); Zollinger-Harned Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial
Zion Church Military Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
2. Zion Church Military Hospital Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lehigh County (about 700 feet away); Trout Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harriet A. Baker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Allentown (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .  Zion's United Church of Christ: Our Heritage. (Submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Zion Church Military Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
3. Zion Church Military Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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