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Riegelsville in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library

Founded 1884

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, March 13, 2013
1. The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library Marker
Inscription. This academy furnished a full preparative college course in the days of elementary public instruction in this vicinity.

The land, buildings, and annuities for the maintenance are one of the gifts of John Leidy Riegel, 1819-1893 to the St. John Reformed Church, Riegelsville, Penna., for the use and benefit of the surrounding community.

"So when a good man dies,
for years beyond our ken
the light he leaves behind him lies
upon the paths of men."
 
Location. 40° 35.784′ N, 75° 11.744′ W. Marker is in Riegelsville, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 611, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Riegelsville PA 18077, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riegelsville Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mid-Atlantic Highlands (approx. mile away); Riegelsville (approx. mile away); Riegelsville Roebling Bridge (approx. mile away); Riegelsville Historic District (approx. half a mile away in New Jersey); Mt. Joy
The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 13, 2013
2. The Riegelsville Academy and Public Library Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey); Hunts Meadow (approx. 0.9 miles away in New Jersey); Delaware Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riegelsville.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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