Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Doctor Jonathan Potts
On this site was the house occupied by Dr. Jonathan Potts; Deputy Director General, 1777-1780, of Northern and Middle Departments of the Continental Army.
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 20.127′ N, 75° 55.582′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Penn Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is about 100 feet west of 6th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 545 Penn Street, Reading PA 19602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Bodo Otto (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Conrad Weiser (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain (about 400 feet away); Conrad Weiser Trading Post (about 400 feet away); Federal Inn (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The Federal Inn (about 600 feet away); William Strong (about 600 feet away); Hiester Home (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
Also see . . . Dr. Jonathan Potts. (Submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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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 681 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.