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Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lincoln Homestead

 
 
Lincoln Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
1. Lincoln Homestead Marker
Inscription. President Lincolnís great-great grand-father Mordecai purchased Andrew Robesonís land and built the stone house that stands about 1 1/4 miles south of here in 1733. Mordecai Lincoln served as Justice of the Peace of Philadelphia County from 1733 to 1736, and was a friend and colleague of George Boone Jr., uncle of the pioneer Daniel Boone. Abraham Lincoln referred to his ancestors from Berks County, Pennsylvania in letters.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 17.833′ N, 75° 50.574′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Perkiomen Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located near Lincoln Road in Exeter Twp. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5700 Perkiomen Avenue (US 422), Reading PA 19606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopewell Village (approx. 2.4 miles away); Baumstown World War Memorial (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); Daniel Boone Homestead (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone
Lincoln Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
2. Lincoln Homestead Marker
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Birdsboro World War I Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Birdsboro (approx. 2.9 miles away); The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial (approx. 3 miles away).
 
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Mordecai Lincoln Home image. Click for full size.
By Frankie, September 4, 2016
3. Mordecai Lincoln Home
Mordecai Lincoln Home image. Click for full size.
By Frankie, September 4, 2016
4. Mordecai Lincoln Home
Historical Society of Berk Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frankie, September 4, 2016
5. Historical Society of Berk Co. Marker
House built about 1733 by Mordecai Lincoln Gr-Gr Grandfather of President Abraham Lincoln. Historical Society of Berks Co. 1915
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on June 1, 2018. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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