List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Berks County

List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Berks County


This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Berks County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Berks County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 68 historical markers located in Berks County.[1]


Historical markers

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Anthony Sadowski Sunday, September 18, 1966 -75.72897 name=Anthony Sadowski

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Roadside Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
Baird House Friday, September 15, 1950 5th & Washington Sts., SW corner, Reading (Missing) City Environment, Professions & Vocations
Ben Austrian Saturday, June 17, 1995 -75.89217 name=Ben Austrian

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Roadside Artists
Berks County 100px Wednesday, May 12, 1982 -75.92587 name=Berks County

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City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Iron
Bethel A.M.E. Church Saturday, May 11, 1996 -75.9256 name=Bethel A.M.E. Church

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City African American, Buildings, Religion, Underground Railroad
Carl A. Spaatz Thursday, June 27, 1991 -75.64163 name=Carl A. Spaatz

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Roadside Military, Military Post-Civil War
Charming Forge Wednesday, April 30, 1947 -76.17993 name=Charming Forge

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Roadside American Revolution, Buildings, Business & Industry, Iron, Professions & Vocations
Christ Little Tulpehocken Church Wednesday, June 12, 1963 -76.13218 name=Christ Little Tulpehocken Church

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Roadside Buildings, Religion
Colebrookdale Furnace n/a -75.65392 name=Colebrookdale Furnace

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Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Conrad Weiser 100px Tuesday, April 29, 1947 -76.17213 name=Conrad Weiser

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Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Native American
Conrad Weiser Trading Post Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.92775 name=Conrad Weiser Trading Post

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City Buildings, Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Native American, Professions & Vocations
Daniel Boone n/a -75.76107 name=Daniel Boone

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Roadside Education, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations
Daniel Boone Tuesday, April 1, 1947 -75.80183 name=Daniel Boone

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Roadside Education, Houses & Homesteads, Professions & Vocations
Daniel Boone (1734-1820) - PLAQUE n/a -75.76106 name=Daniel Boone - PLAQUE

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Plaque Exploration
Daniel Boone Homestead 100px n/a -75.79435 name=Daniel Boone Homestead

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Roadside Buildings, Early Settlement, Houses & Homesteads
De Benneville House Saturday, December 4, 1948 -75.7618 name=De Benneville House

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Roadside Houses & Homesteads, Religion
De Turk House Saturday, December 4, 1948 -75.78669 name=De Turk House

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Roadside Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Doctor Jonathan Potts Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.92632 name=Doctor Jonathan Potts

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City American Revolution, Military
Dr. Bodo Otto 100px Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.92775 name=Dr. Bodo Otto

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City American Revolution, Medicine & Science, Military, Professions & Vocations
Duryea Drive Thursday, May 17, 1951 -75.91112 name=Duryea Drive

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Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Oil & Gas, Professions & Vocations, Transportation
Duryea Drive Thursday, May 17, 1951 In Reading at 1st curve on road to Pagoda, about 65' from curve Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Oil & Gas, Professions & Vocations, Transportation
Duryea Drive Thursday, May 17, 1951 -75.90565 name=Duryea Drive

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Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Oil & Gas, Professions & Vocations, Transportation
Eight-Cornered School Thursday, June 10, 1948 U.S. 422 in Sinking Spring (Missing) City Education, Religion
Exeter Friends Meeting Monday, May 7, 1979 -75.78443 name=Exeter Friends Meeting

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Roadside Abraham Lincoln, Buildings, Religion
Federal Inn Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.92822 name=Federal Inn

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City Buildings, Business & Industry, George Washington, Military, Inns & Taverns, Whiskey Rebellion
Fisher House Saturday, August 28, 1948 -75.76095 name=Fisher House

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Roadside Buildings, Houses & Homesteads
Fort Henry Thursday, June 18, 1959 -76.31645 name=Fort Henry

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Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Goshenhoppen Wednesday, April 30, 1947 -75.58588 name=Goshenhoppen

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Roadside Early Settlement, Education, Religion
Henry A. Muhlenberg Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.9297 name=Henry A. Muhlenberg

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City Government & Politics, Religion
Hereford Furnace Friday, May 5, 1967 -75.55232 name=Hereford Furnace

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Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Hessian Camp Saturday, October 1, 1949 -75.90163 name=Hessian Camp

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Roadside American Revolution, Ethnic & Immigration
Hessian Camp Saturday, October 1, 1949 Pa. 73 & U.S. 422, Mineral Spring Park (Missing) Roadside Ethnic & Immigration
Hiester Home Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.92862 name=Hiester Home

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City American Revolution, Government & Politics, Governors, Houses & Homesteads, Military
Hopewell Village Saturday, August 28, 1948 Pa. 10, S of Plowville Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Hopewell Village Saturday, March 29, 1947 -75.8057 name=Hopewell Village

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Roadside Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron
Hunter Liggett Sunday, December 30, 1984 -75.92593 name=Hunter Liggett

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City Military, Military Post-Civil War
James Maurer (1864-1944) 100px Friday, September 8, 2006 -75.92622 name=James Maurer

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Roadside Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
Jeremiah Sweinhart and Successors Sunday, April 17, 1994 -75.64012 name=Jeremiah Sweinhart and Successors

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Roadside Agriculture, Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Military, Transportation
John A. Shulze Thursday, September 6, 1951 -76.24686 name=John A. Shulze

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Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors
Joseph Hiester Thursday, March 27, 1947 -75.99267 name=Joseph Hiester

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Roadside American Revolution, Government & Politics, Governors, Mansions & Manors, Military
Lincoln Homestead Saturday, March 29, 1947 5700 Perkiomen Ave. (US 422), near Lincoln Rd., Reading / Exeter Twp. Roadside Abraham Lincoln, Early Settlement, Government & Politics 18th Century, Houses & Homesteads
Northkill Amish Friday, June 26, 1959 -76.11982 name=Northkill Amish

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Roadside Early Settlement, Native American, Religion
Oley Moravians Saturday, August 28, 1948 -75.77713 name=Oley Moravians

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Roadside Early Settlement, Education, Religion
Penn's Common Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.91585 name=Penn's Common

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City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, William Penn
Pilger Ruh Saturday, April 22, 1950 -76.33735 name=Pilger Ruh

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Roadside Environment, Native American, Paths & Trails, Religion
Reading n/a -75.92688 name=Reading

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Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics
Reading U.S. 122 S Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics
Reading U.S. 122 N Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics
Reading n/a N 5th St. Hwy. / Allentown Pike (US 222) at N city line, just S of Warren St. Bypass (PA 12) Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics
Reading n/a -75.94073 name=Reading

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Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Ethnic & Immigration
Reading Railroad Massacre 100px Saturday, October 16, 1993 -75.9242 name=Reading Railroad Massacre

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City Labor, Railroads, Transportation
Rhoads Opera House Fire Sunday, June 29, 2008 Fairview Cemetery, north side of W Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown Roadside Buildings, Government & Politics 20th Century
Robesonia Furnace n/a -76.1289 name=Robesonia Furnace

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Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Furnaces, Iron, Professions & Vocations
Skew Bridge Thursday, March 1, 1951 -75.92572 name=Skew Bridge

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City Bridges, Railroads, Transportation
Solomon Boscov Tuesday, August 3, 1999 -75.91933 name=Solomon Boscov

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City Business & Industry, Ethnic & Immigration
Swedish Pioneers Sunday, February 20, 1949 -75.72957 name=Swedish Pioneers

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Roadside Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Houses & Homesteads, William Penn
Thomas Mifflin Thursday, March 27, 1947 -75.95936 name=Thomas Mifflin

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Roadside American Revolution, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Governors, Military
Thomas Rutter Monday, October 4, 1982 -75.70375 name=Thomas Rutter

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City African American, Business & Industry, Education, Iron, Mansions & Manors, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad
Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. George Nagel's Company Saturday, November 4, 1989 940 Centre Ave. (Pa. 61), Greenfield Manor section of Reading Roadside American Revolution, Military
Tulpehocken Path Wednesday, March 19, 1952 -76.2955 name=Tulpehocken Path

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Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American, Paths & Trails
Tulpehocken Path Monday, July 16, 1951 -76.17213 name=Tulpehocken Path

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Roadside Government & Politics, Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation, William Penn
Tulpehocken Path Monday, July 16, 1951 PA 419 N of Host (Missing) Roadside Government & Politics, Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation, William Penn
Union Canal Saturday, April 22, 1950 -75.92598 name=Union Canal

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Roadside Business & Industry, Canals, Mills, Navigation, Transportation
Union Canal Friday, May 12, 1950 Pa. 183, .9 mile SE of Bernville Roadside Business & Industry, Canals, Mills, Navigation, Transportation
Union Canal October 1950 Upper Van Reed Rd. near Tulpehocken Creek, .1 mile S of Leinbachs, Bernville Roadside Business & Industry, Canals, Mills, Navigation, Transportation
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) Monday, October 1, 2007 -75.9277 name=Wallace Stevens

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City Writers
William Penn - First Visit to America - PLAQUE Monday, October 1, 1945 -75.78053 name=William Penn - First Visit to America - PLAQUE

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Plaque Exploration, William Penn
William Strong Friday, February 16, 1951 -75.92788 name=William Strong

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City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Professions & Vocations

See also

Pennsylvania portal

References

External links

  • Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program
  • Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission