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

De Benneville House

 
 
De Benneville House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. De Benneville House Marker
Inscription. Built 1745 by Dr. George de Benneville, preacher in this area 1743-55, and founder of Universalism in America. He died in Philadelphia in 1793. The house is 2.25 miles away on a side road.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 20.601′ N, 75° 45.708′ W. Marker is in Oley, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Memorial Hwy. (PA 622) and Blacksmith Road on Memorial Hwy. (PA 622). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oley PA 19547, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fisher House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oley Moravians (approx. 2.2 miles away); Exeter Friends Meeting (approx. 2.4 miles away); De Turk House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Daniel Boone Homestead (approx. 4 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 4.7 miles away); Hopewell Village (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oley.
 
Also see . . .  George DeBenneville - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 20, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
De Benneville House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. De Benneville House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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