“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bethel Township, Pennsylvania

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Reading is the county seat for Berks County
Bethel Township is in Berks County
      Berks County (268)  
      Chester County (292)  
      Lancaster County (416)  
      Lebanon County (77)  
      Lehigh County (124)  
      Montgomery County (258)  
      Schuylkill County (70)  
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1Pennsylvania (Berks County), Bethel Township — Fort Henry
Built 1756; garrisoned during the French and Indian War by troops under Capt. Christian Busse. Pennsylvania's major frontier defense east of Ft. Augusta (Sunbury). The site is 3/4 mile to the northwest.Map (db m29547) HM
2Pennsylvania (Berks County), Bethel Township — Fort Henry
1756 FORT HENRY 25 yards north of this stone. —— French and Indian War ——Map (db m30078) HM
3Pennsylvania (Berks County), Bethel Township — Pilger Ruh
"Pilgrim's Rest" was the name given to this spring on the Tulpehocken Path by Count Zinzendorf, the Moravian missionary, on his journey to the Indian towns of Shamokin and Wyoming in 1742.Map (db m29551) HM
4Pennsylvania (Berks County), Bethel Township — 35 — Pilger Ruh
1742 Pilger Ruh (Pilgram's Rest) Named by Count Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf who with Conrad Weiser and Moravian Missionaries rested here besides this spring (Ludwig's Brunne) on their way to visit Shawnee Indians in Wyoming . . . Map (db m158052) HM
5Pennsylvania (Berks County), Bethel Township — Tulpehocken Path
Fort Henry, built 1756 to guard Lebanon Valley from Delaware and Shawnee raids, stood 3/4 mile northwest of here on the Tulpehocken Path. The trail came over the mt. near where present road cutting is seen. Round Head overlooks it from east.Map (db m29542) HM
6Pennsylvania (Berks County), Bethel Township — Tulpehocken Path
An Indian path connecting the Iroquois capital at Shamokin, now Sunbury, with the Tulpehocken Valley, ran northwest through here. It was used by ambassadors to "Brother Onas," i.e., Wm. Penn and his successors.Map (db m85726) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022