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Conshohocken in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Edward Hector

 
 
Edward Hector Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Edward Hector Marker
Inscription. Private in Captain Hercules Courtney's Company, Third Pa. Artillery, Continental Line, in the Battle of Brandywine. His home was in Conshohocken. He is symbolic of the many unknown Black soldiers who served in the American Revolution, but whose race is not mentioned in muster rolls.
 
Erected 1967 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 4.408′ N, 75° 18.391′ W. Marker is in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Fayette St.(SR 3016). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conshohocken PA 19428, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gulph Mills Village (approx. 2 miles away); Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse (approx. 2 miles away); Abolition Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Mogeetown (approx. 2.6 miles away); Harriton (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 3 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 3 miles away); Woodrow Wilson (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Edward Hector Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Edward Hector Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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