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

Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser

 
 
Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
1. Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser Marker
Inscription.  
200 yards south from this spot is the home and grave of Conrad Weiser, Indian interpreter
 
Erected 1914 by Berks County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 21.606′ N, 76° 10.314′ W. Marker is near Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Penn Avenue/Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422), on the right when traveling east. Marker is along the northern boundary of the Conrad Weiser Homestead. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Weiser Lane, 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. Conrad Weiser (a few steps from this marker); Tulpehocken Path (a few steps from this marker); Home of Conrad Weiser, 1729-1760 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Is this Weiser's House? (about 700 feet away); Charming Forge
Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
2. Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Robesonia Furnace (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Zeller (approx. 2.9 miles away); Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Womelsdorf.
 
Also see . . .  Conrad Weiser Homestead. (Submitted on December 6, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
3. Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser Marker
Looking east along US Hwy 422
Home of Conrad Weiser image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
4. Home of Conrad Weiser
Recent archeological excavations bring into question whether or not this was Weiser's home.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 781 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 6, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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Apr. 10, 2020