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

Site of Old Burial Ground

 
 
Site of Old Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. Site of Old Burial Ground Marker
Inscription.  
The Gift of John Potts - Founder of Pottstown
to
Early German Settlers of the
Lutheran and Reformed Faith
A.D. 1752

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On the adjoining bronze tablets are inscribed the names and dates of persons whose graves were located in the Reformed portion of the graveyard.

This monument was erected by the congregation of Zion's Reformed Church (United Church of Christ) Rev. Howard A. Kosman, Pastor, October 12, A.D. 1956, to perpetuate the memory of the beloved dead whose graves are located here.
 
Erected by Congregation of Zion's Reformed Church (United Church of Christ).
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1861.
 
Location. 40° 14.883′ N, 75° 38.972′ W. Marker is in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Hanover Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map
Burials in Old Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
2. Burials in Old Burial Ground Marker
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 N Hanover Street, Pottstown PA 19464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Brick Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Potts Family Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia Steam Engine Fire Co. #1 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pottstown News (about 700 feet away); Weitzenkorn's Clothiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Clair Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Security Trust Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Shuler House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottstown.
 
Also see . . .  Zion's Church. (Submitted on October 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Burials in Old Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. Burials in Old Burial Ground Marker
Site of Old Burial Ground and Burials Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
4. Site of Old Burial Ground and Burials Markers
Old Burial Ground Markers as Seen from Hanover Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
5. Old Burial Ground Markers as Seen from Hanover Street
Zion's United Church of Christ image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
6. Zion's United Church of Christ
Headstone on Ground at Old Burial Ground Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
7. Headstone on Ground at Old Burial Ground Memorial
Headstone for Anna Maria ____. Headstones used for base of memorial.
Headstones Used for Path to Old Burial Ground Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
8. Headstones Used for Path to Old Burial Ground Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,641 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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