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

Anthony Sadowski

 
 
Anthony Sadowski Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Anthony Sadowski Marker
Inscription.  
Polish pioneer, Indian trader, settled along Schuylkill River in this area, 1712. He served the Provincial government as a messenger-interpreter during negotiations with Indian tribes in 1728. He was buried, 1736, in graveyard of St. Gabriel's Church.
 
Erected 1966 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansPeaceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1712.
 
Location. 40° 15.46′ N, 75° 43.736′ W. Marker is in Amity Township, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) and Church Lane, on the right when traveling east on Benjamin Franklin Highway. Marker stands near St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1188 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville PA 19518, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Gabriels (within shouting distance of this marker); The Douglass Family
Anthony Sadowski Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
2. Anthony Sadowski Marker
St. Gabiel's (incorporated 1720) stone church, c.1801, in background.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); William Bird, Esq. (within shouting distance of this marker); James Warren (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Anthony Sadowski (about 300 feet away); Feuding Railroads (approx. ¼ mile away); Mouns Jones House (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Swedes House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amity Township.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anthony Sadowski - Polish Pioneer. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Anthony Sadowski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. MarkerQuest - Anthony Sadowski. An overview of the life and accomplishments of Antoni Sadowski. (Submitted on July 13, 2022, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,265 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Nov. 29, 2022