Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Old Swedes House

 
 
Old Swedes House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
1. Old Swedes House Marker
Inscription.  Built by Monce Jones 1716
 
Erected 1924 by Historical Society of Berks County. (Marker Number 52.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 15.249′ N, 75° 43.585′ W. Marker is in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Old Philadelphia Pike 0.1 miles north of Britton Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Old Philadelphia Pike, Douglassville PA 19518, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morlatton Village Trailhead (a few steps from this marker); Morlatton Vilage (a few steps from this marker); George Douglass Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Feuding Railroads (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Morlatton Village (about 300 feet away); White Horse Inn (about 400 feet away); Mouns Jones House (about 500 feet away); Michael Fulp House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglassville.
 
Additional comments.
Old Swedes House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
2. Old Swedes House Marker

1. Spelling on the marker
This marker shows the spelling of Mr. Jones name as Monce. However in other sources, his name is spelled Mouns.
    — Submitted November 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
The Mouns Jones House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
3. The Mouns Jones House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
Paid Advertisement
Nov. 24, 2020