Douglassville in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Polish pioneer, Indian trader, settled along Schuylkill River in this area, 1712. He served the Provincial government as a messenger-interpreter during negotiations with Indian tribes in 1728. He was buried, 1736, in graveyard of St. Gabriel's Church.
Erected 1966 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 15.46′ N, 75° 43.736′ W. Marker is in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) and Church Lane, on the right when traveling east on Benjamin Franklin Highway. Touch for map. Marker stands near St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1188 Ben Franklin Highway, Douglassville PA 19518, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Gabriels (within shouting distance of this marker); The Douglass Family (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bird, Esq. (within shouting distance of this marker); James Warren (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Anthony Sadowski Swedish Pioneers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thomas Rutter (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglassville.
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Also see . . .
1. Anthony Sadowski - Polish Pioneer. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. St. Gabriel's Church. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Anthony Sadowski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Peace • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,094 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.