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

The American Indian and the American Soldier

 
 
The American Indian and the American Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
1. The American Indian and the American Soldier Marker
Inscription.  
This grinding bowl from East Cocalico
is placed to commemorate its maker,
The American Indian
and the boulder, three other local
figures, who lived abreast of the loftier
traditions of their time, light and race:
The Soldier of Independence 1775-1783
About 30 of the wounded and sick from
Brandywine Field, cared for in the
Reamstown Barracks, are buried here.
The Soldier of Union 1861-1865
The Soldier of World Justice 1917-1919

 
Erected 1923 by Pierce Lesher.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 12.69′ N, 76° 7.308′ W. Marker is in Reamstown, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Love Lane 0.1 miles north of Church Street, on the right. Memorial is in Salem Union (AKA Reamstown) Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reamstown PA 17567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
The American Indian and the American Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
2. The American Indian and the American Soldier Marker
Looking east.
8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial Park of Reamstown (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Settler / Founder of Reamstown (about 400 feet away); Reamstown (about 400 feet away); East Cocalico Township Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away); East Cocalico Township Korean War Memorial (about 400 feet away); East Cocalico Township World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); This site honors the Sister City Relationship between Ephrata, Pennsylvania and Eberbach, Germany (approx. 3˝ miles away); Mentzer Building (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reamstown.
 
Grinding Bowl on Top of Boulder image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
3. Grinding Bowl on Top of Boulder
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 951 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Nov. 26, 2020