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

William Strong

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, January 19, 2014
1. William Strong Marker
Inscription.  Eminent jurist; Member State Supreme Court, 1857-1868; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of U.S., 1870-80; Member Electoral Commission, 1877. His law office and home stood on this site. Died, 1895.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
 
Location. 40° 20.182′ N, 75° 55.681′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Court Street on 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reading PA 19601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Spencer Fullerton Baird (within shouting distance of this marker); Conrad Weiser Trading Post (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain (about 300 feet away); Col. Conrad Weiser (about 300 feet away); Federal Inn
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By Mike Wintermantel, January 19, 2014
2. William Strong Marker
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(about 300 feet away); a different marker also named The Federal Inn (about 300 feet away); Hiester Home (about 400 feet away); Dr. Bodo Otto (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Strong. Wikipedia Article (Submitted on January 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. William Strong at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By Matthew Brady, circa 1870
3. William Strong Marker
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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