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

America's First Lager

 
 
America's First Lager Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. America's First Lager Marker
Inscription.  In 1840, John Wagner brought lager yeast from his native Bavaria and brewed the nation's first lager beer. Later, other German immigrants began brewing lagers, which soon became popular & promoted growth of America's brewing industry
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 39° 57.875′ N, 75° 8.515′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on N. American Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 N American Street, Philadelphia PA 19123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); VFW Post 389 Veterans Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); Sixth, Eleventh and Twelfth Wards World War I Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); David Bustill Bowser (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. John Neumann
America's First Lager Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott Mertie
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); John N. Neumann (approx. 0.4 miles away); The German Society of Pennsylvania (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
America's First Lager Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
3. America's First Lager Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 126 times this year. Last updated on October 6, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on April 23, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 11, 2022, by Scott Mertie of Nashville, Tennessee.   3. submitted on April 23, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022