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

John A. Shulze

 
 
John A. Shulze Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
1. John A. Shulze Marker
Inscription.  
Governor of Pennsylvania, 1823-1829. Born, 1775, in the old parsonage behind Christ Lutheran Church. During his terms, the State inaugurated its extensive program of internal improvements. He died at Lancaster in 1852.
 
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.
 
Location. 40° 23.03′ N, 76° 14.815′ W. Marker is near Stouchsburg, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Parkway (U.S. 422) and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livingood (Löwengut) Family (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Regina Leininger (about 600 feet away); Caspar Wistar (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marion Township Veterans Memorial
John A. Shulze Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
2. John A. Shulze Marker
Looking east along US Route 422
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Tulpehocken Evangelical and Reformed Church (approx. one mile away); Fort Zeller (approx. 3 miles away); Charming Forge (approx. 3.7 miles away); Conrad Weiser (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stouchsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Andrew Shulze. (Submitted on December 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Andrew Shulze Gravesite. (Submitted on December 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
3. Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
Looking south from near marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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