Oxford in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Carl R. Fretz Memorial to Community Service
Sept. 1, 2017
Erected by friends of Carl R. Fretz (1930-2015) to commemorate all those who like Carl, have embodied the very best in serving Oxford, by contributing their time, vision and resources to support the needs, aspirations and dreams of the people of Oxford.
These three stones are original Oxford curbstones from when President Lincoln's body was carried through Oxford on April 21, 1865.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 21, 1865.
Location. 39° 47.132′ N, 75° 58.87′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Coach Street west of South 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Lancaster Avenue, Oxford PA 19363, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oxford Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 8 South 3rd Street (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4 South 3rd Street10 South 3rd Street (about 600 feet away); Hopewell Bell Tower (approx. half a mile away); Hopewell Historic District (approx. 2 miles away); Lincoln University (approx. 3.3 miles away); Hosanna Meeting House (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.