Marion Township near Womelsdorf in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John A. Shulze
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
Location. 40° 23.03′ N, 76° 14.815′ W. Marker is near Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. It is in Marion Township. 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 at or near this postal address: 4405 Conrad Weiser Pkwy, Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 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 Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tulpehocken Evangelical and Reformed Church (approx. one mile away); Fort Zeller (approx. 3 miles away); Myerstown (approx. 3 miles away); Meier (Myer) (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Womelsdorf.
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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.