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Pine Grove in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jacob Gunkel's Tavern

 
 
Jacob Gunkel's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2019
1. Jacob Gunkel's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  

Pioneer site of
Jacob Gunkel's Tavern
(later the Eagle Hotel)
1771 - 1965

Revolutionary meeting place
First home of V.F.W. Post #3432


 
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3432.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 32.941′ N, 76° 23.089′ W. Marker is in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is at the intersection of Tulpehocken Street (Pennsylvania Route 443) and Snyder Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Tulpehocken Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 South Tulpehocken Street, Pine Grove PA 17963, 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. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Conrad Richter (approx. ¼ mile away); Boyer Home (approx. ¼ mile away); M60A3 MBT (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the 1st Reformed-Lutheran Church
Jacob Gunkel's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2019
2. Jacob Gunkel's Tavern Marker
Bottom left marker
(approx. half a mile away); Tulpehocken Path (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pilger Ruh (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named Pilger Ruh (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pine Grove.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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