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

Annie Wittenmyer

 
 
Annie Wittenmyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. Annie Wittenmyer Marker
Inscription.  
Past National President, Woman's Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic
Died February 2, 1900.
Erected by the
Woman's Relief Corps in loving memory of her service on battle-fields and in hospitals during the Civil War
 
Erected by Women's Relief Corps.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesScience & MedicineWar, US CivilWomen. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1813.
 
Location. 40° 14.675′ N, 75° 37.687′ W. Marker is in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is in Edgewood Cemetery, 100 feet NNE of the High Street entrance, which is located between Edgewood and Keim Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pottstown PA 19464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hill School (approx. ¼ mile away); The Grubb Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pottstown Historical Society (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pottstown War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); G.A.R. Statue
Annie Wittenmyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
2. Annie Wittenmyer Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Bahr Arcade (approx. one mile away); Graham Post No. 106 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Philadelphia Steam Engine Fire Co. #1 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottstown.
 
Also see . . .  Sarah Ann Turner Wittenmyer. (Submitted on October 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Annie Wittenmyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. Annie Wittenmyer Marker
Looking south from behind marker toward the High Street entrance.
Mrs. Annie Wittenmeyer<br>First President Women's National Christian Temperance Union. image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. Mrs. Annie Wittenmeyer
First President Women's National Christian Temperance Union.
From Daughters of America: or Women of the Century by Phebe A. Hanaford, 1883.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,072 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on November 22, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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