Upper Bern Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1959 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 29, 2006.
Location. 40° 30.716′ N, 76° 7.202′ W. Marker is in Upper Bern Township, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Hex Highway (Old Pennsylvania Route 22) half a mile west of Roadside Drive, on the left when traveling east. The marker is across Hex Highway/Old Route 22 at the south parking lot exit of Roadside America. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bernville PA 19506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shartlesville (approx. half a mile away); Christ Little Tulpehocken ChurchFort Lebanon (approx. 6˝ miles away); Vraj (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Lebanon (approx. 7.1 miles away); Historic Hamburg (approx. 7˝ miles away); Geiger's Mill (approx. 7˝ miles away); State Street Bridge (approx. 7˝ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Northkill Amish - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. MarkerQuest - Northkill Amish. More information about the Northkill Amish settlement and the 1757 attack. (Submitted on June 9, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
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