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Coatesville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Peter Bezellon

 
 
Peter Bezellon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2008
1. Peter Bezellon Marker
Inscription. Famed Indian trader and interpreter bought a tract of 500 acres in this area in 1736. This site is a part of the tract. He died in 1742. Bezellon and his wife, Martha, lie buried in St. John's churchyard at Compass, Penna.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.911′ N, 75° 48.285′ W. Marker is in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of West Chester Road and Oak Street, on the right when traveling west on West Chester Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coatesville PA 19320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whittier C. Atkinson ( approx. 0.4 miles away); John G. Parke ( approx. mile away); Philadelphia & Lancaster Turnpike Road ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Brandywine Mansion ( approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Brandywine Mansion ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Brandywine Iron Works - Early 1800s ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Terracina ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Charles Lukens Huston House Site ( approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coatesville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraIndustry & CommerceNative AmericansNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker is in a small park concealed by a tree. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2008
2. Marker is in a small park concealed by a tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 922 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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