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

Swedish Pioneers

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. Swedish Pioneers Marker
Inscription. First European settlers in present Berks County on land granted by William Penn, 1704-5. The home of Mounce and Ingeborg Jones, built 1716 and the oldest house in the county, stands at the opposite end of the river bridge.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.164′ N, 75° 43.774′ W. Marker is in Douglasville, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on East Main Street (PA 724). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglassville PA 19518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anthony Sadowski (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Warren (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Douglass Family (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Bird, Esq. (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Gabriels (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Anthony Sadowski (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 2 miles away); Thomas Rutter (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Swedish Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. Swedish Pioneers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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