Lower Heidelberg Township near Wernersville in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Wilhelm and Elizabeth Hain Fischer
Born in the Palatinate April 11, 1706
Arrived at Philadelphia Aug. 17, 1733
Died October 23, 1771
and his wife
The daughter of
George and Veronica Hain
Died June 4, 1768
Who are interred at this spot, and
who were among the earliest members
of Cacusi, or Hain's Reformed Church
The parents of 8 sons and 3 daughters.
To these pioneer ancestors, who braved
the perils of the frontier thru their desire
for a new home for their posterity; a new
church with religeous [sic] freedom; and
who helped lay the foundations of a new
nation, which their sons fought to establish;-
This tablet is respectfully dedicated in
reverence and gratitude by their descendants,
in celebration of the bi-centenary of the
Fisher Family in America.
August 17, 1933
Erected 1933 by the Fisher / Fischer Family.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 11, 1876.
Location. 40° 20.344′ N, 76° 4.313′ W. Marker is near Wernersville, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. It is in Lower Heidelberg Township. Memorial is in the St. John's (Hain's) United Church of Christ Cemetery, about 25 feet from the entrance to the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 591 North Church Road, Wernersville PA 19565, 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. Revolutionary War Soldiers in Hain's Church Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); George Hain (within shouting distance of this marker); Lerch Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); Robesonia Furnace (approx. 3.1 miles away); Robesonia (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Robesonia (approx. 4.1 miles away); Union Canal (approx. 4.7 miles away); Wyomissing Hills War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wernersville.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 836 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.