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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Berks County, PA (257) Chester County, PA (241) Lancaster County, PA (366) Lebanon County, PA (75) Lehigh County, PA (119) Montgomery County, PA (234) Schuylkill County, PA (54)  BerksCounty(257) Berks County (257)  ChesterCounty(241) Chester County (241)  LancasterCounty(366) Lancaster County (366)  LebanonCounty(75) Lebanon County (75)  LehighCounty(119) Lehigh County (119)  MontgomeryCounty(234) Montgomery County (234)  SchuylkillCounty(54) Schuylkill County (54)
Location of Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania
    Berks County (257)
    Chester County (241)
    Lancaster County (366)
    Lebanon County (75)
    Lehigh County (119)
    Montgomery County (234)
    Schuylkill County (54)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Berks County), Heidelberg Township — Conrad Weiser
Pioneer, Indian interpreter, treaty maker, 1732-1760. The Indians called him the "Holder of the Heavens." He lived, died, and is buried on this property, now a State Park devoted to his memory.Map (db m38777) HM
2Pennsylvania (Berks County), Heidelberg Township — Home and Grave of Conrad Weiser
200 yards south from this spot is the home and grave of Conrad Weiser, Indian interpreterMap (db m38798) HM
3Pennsylvania (Berks County), Heidelberg Township — Home of Conrad Weiser, 1729-1760
Churchman, Counsellor, Soldier, Indian-Interpreter, Agent, Diplomat and First Judge of Berks County. Here were held many conferences with Indian chiefs, missionaries, colonial governors and leaders. Here were reared his children of whom the . . . Map (db m39286) HM
4Pennsylvania (Berks County), Heidelberg Township — Is this Weiser's House?
We can't be sure. We know that Conrad Weiser owned this land and lived on the property from 1729 to about 1750. And there is a strong oral tradition indicating that Weiser's house stood on this spot. But archaeology conducted in 2000 found few . . . Map (db m39287) HM
5Pennsylvania (Berks County), Heidelberg Township — Robesonia Furnace
Founded 1794 as Reading Furnace by ironmaster George Ege. In 1845 Henry P. Robeson expanded the furnace, spurring establishment in 1855 of the town of Robesonia. Although the furnace itself ceased operation and was razed in 1927, the Georgian-style . . . Map (db m157244) HM
6Pennsylvania (Berks County), Heidelberg Township — Tulpehocken Path
An Indian path from Shamokin (Sunbury) came over the mts. by way of Klingerstown and Pine Grove to Weiser's place in the Tulpehocken Valley. Chiefs of the Six Nations, carrying "words of wampum" to Brother Onas (Penn) at Philadelphia, traveled this . . . Map (db m38797) HM
 
Jun. 23, 2021