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Soldiers of the War of 1812

 
 
Soldiers of the War of 1812 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
1. Soldiers of the War of 1812 Marker
Inscription.
In memory of soldiers
of the War of 1812
who lie in upper Germantown Burying Ground
Philadelphia

William Crout George Knorr Jacob K. Knorr Lewis Lehman John Nell John Poulson Frederick Scheetz Edward Snyder Michael Snyder George Streeper Jermiah Trout

 
Erected 1946 by Stephen Decatur Chapter – U.S. Daughters of 1812.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 40° 2.633′ N, 75° 10.873′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Germantown Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to the Germantown Upper Burying Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary Soldiers Buried Here (here, next to this marker); The Concord School House (a few steps from this marker); The Johnson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Germantown (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Mennonite Church in America
Markers at the Upper Germantown Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
2. Markers at the Upper Germantown Burying Ground
Several markers are found at the entrance to the Upper Burying Ground in Germantown. The Soldiers of the War of 1812 Markers is seen here on the right.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Rittenhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ora Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); The American Side of the Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Upper Burying Ground. Historic Germantown website. (Submitted on September 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812
 
Marker on Germantown Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
3. Marker on Germantown Avenue
Soldiers Graves in the Upper Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
4. Soldiers Graves in the Upper Burying Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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