Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Henry A. Muhlenberg
Pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church from 1803 to 1829; Member of Congress, 1829-38; first U.S. Minister to Austria; Candidate for governor of Pennsylvania at the time of death in 1844. His home was on this site.
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
Location. 40° 20.115′ N, 75° 55.781′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Penn Street and 4th Street, on the left when traveling west on Penn Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Penn Street, Reading PA 19602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hiester Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Federal Inn (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Federal Inn (about 400 feet away); Conrad Weiser Trading Post (about 500 feet away); Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain (about 600 feet away); Col. Conrad Weiser (about 600 feet away); William Strong (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Spencer Fullerton Baird (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
Also see . . .
1. Henry A. Muhlenberg. (Submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Henry Augustus Philip Muhlenberg at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 830 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.