Stouchsburg in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
as a small child held
Indian captive 1755-1763
Identified by her mother's
singing the hymn
"Allein, und doch nicht
The Indian Captive
Erected 1958 by Berks County Cemetery Association, Berks County Chapter D.A.R., and Wayne R.. Potteiger Memorials.
Location. 40° 22.928′ N, 76° 14.829′ W. Marker is in Stouchsburg, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Touch for map. Marker is in the Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, about 0.1 miles SSE of the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Parkway (U.S. 422) and Hickory Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Longs Church Lane, Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livingood (Löwengut) Family (a few steps from this marker); John A. Shulze (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caspar Wistar (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tulpehocken Evangelical and Reformed Church (approx. Fort Zeller (approx. 2.9 miles away); Charming Forge (approx. 3.7 miles away); Conrad Weiser (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stouchsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Story of Regina Leininger. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Regina Hartman, Indian Captive. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,804 times since then and 204 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 7, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.