Douglassville in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Born c.1669 in Poland
Died April 22, 1736
Whether or not he opened an Indian trading post on the shores of Lake Erie, and gave his name to Sandusky, Ohio, here lies the greatest Polish frontiersman of colonial times, an organizer of Amity Township in 1719, and founder of the Sandusky family in America.
Erected 1969 by Sadowski Memorial Committee.
Location. 40° 15.416′ N, 75° 43.778′ W. Marker is in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Touch for map. Memorial is at the Sadowski grave plot, near the cemetery boundary, about 300 feet southwest of St. Gabriel's c.1801 stone church. Marker is in this post office area: Douglassville PA 19518, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Warren (here, next to this marker); William Bird, Esq. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Douglass Family (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Gabriels (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. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglassville.
Also see . . .
1. Anthony Sadowski - Polish Pioneer. (Submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Anthony Sadowski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.