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Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Bodo Otto

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Dr. Bodo Otto Marker
Inscription.  Site of the home of Dr. Bodo Otto, Military Surgeon in Continental Army, 1775-82. Served as Surgeon-in-Chief at Valley Forge, 1777-78; Physician and Surgeon of the Continental Hospitals. Died, 1787.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 40° 20.127′ N, 75° 55.615′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Penn Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 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. Doctor Jonathan Potts (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Conrad Weiser (within shouting distance of this marker); Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Conrad Weiser Trading Post
Dr. Bodo Otto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, March 1, 2015
2. Dr. Bodo Otto Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Inn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Federal Inn (about 400 feet away); William Strong (about 500 feet away); Hiester Home (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dr. Bodo Otto. (Submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dr. Bodo Otto Family Association. (Submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Dr. Bodo Otto at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Dr. Bodo Otto Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
3. Dr. Bodo Otto Marker
Looking west along Penn Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,217 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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