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Tatamy in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Moses Tunda Tatamy

(ca. 1695 - ca. 1760)

 
 
Moses Tunda Tatamy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 3, 2010
1. Moses Tunda Tatamy Marker
Inscription. A Delaware Indian of the Munsee branch, he exemplified the spirit of reconciliation. He lived on 315 acres northeast of here, patented to him by the Penns, 1738. Tatamy was the first Native American baptized by the famed David Brainerd, 1745. An interpreter, he undertook many diplomatic missions. The borough of Tatamy, incorporated 1893, was named for him.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 44.445′ N, 75° 15.554′ W. Marker is in Tatamy, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 8th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 797 Main Street, Tatamy PA 18085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitefield House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nazareth (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Whitefield House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Christian Frederick Martin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Henry's Gun Factory (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sullivan Campaign
Wide view of the Moses Tunda Tatamy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 3, 2010
2. Wide view of the Moses Tunda Tatamy Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Easton (approx. 3.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Moses Tunda Tatamy - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 15, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Moses Tunda Tatamy - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 911 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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