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

The Pagoda

 
 
The Pagoda atop Mount Penn image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. The Pagoda atop Mount Penn
Inscription.
This building
with 10 acres of land
was given to
the City of Reading
by Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Mould
April 21, 1911

In memory of
James Matz
Carpenter-Contractor & Builder
and sons
Chas. E. & Jas. A. Matz
Designers of this Pagoda

 
Erected 1911 by City of Reading.
 
Location. 40° 20.168′ N, 75° 54.337′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Touch for map. Markers are next to the entrance doors to the Pagoda, atop Mount Penn, near the intersection of Duryea Drive and Skyline Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Reading PA 19603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duryea Drive (a few steps from this marker); Skyline Boulevard (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Duryea Drive (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hessian Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); William McKinley (approx. half a mile away); Ringgold Light Artillery (approx. half a mile away); Volunteer Firemen (approx. half a mile away); Penn's Common (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
Also see . . .
The Pagoda Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., http://www
2. The Pagoda Marker
 The Pagoda. (Submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyLandmarksMan-Made FeaturesNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
The Pagoda Builder Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
3. The Pagoda Builder Marker
The Pagoda Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
4. The Pagoda Markers
The Pagoda image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
5. The Pagoda
Markers and entrance are down one level from the parking lot, on the facade facing the photographer.
View of Downtown Reading from the Pagoda image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
6. View of Downtown Reading from the Pagoda
Looking west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on December 5, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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