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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.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 36.147′ N, 75° 28.223′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Memorial is at the intersection of Hamilton Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Hamilton Street. Marker is near the Zion's Reformed Church entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 622 Hamilton Street, Allentown PA 18101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Saving of the Liberty Bell (here, next to this marker); Zion's Reformed Church
Zion Church Military Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
2. Zion Church Military Hospital Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Zollinger-Harned Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Keenan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 400 feet away); In Honor of Those Who Served (about 600 feet away); Spanish American War Memorial (about 700 feet 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.)
 
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. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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