Col. Conrad Weiser

Col. Conrad Weiser (HMGS5)

Location: Reading, PA 19601 Berks County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 20.132', W 75° 55.657'

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In memory of
Col. Conrad Weiser,

Pioneer, soldier, diplomat, judge. As interpreter and Indian agent he negotiated every treaty from 1732 until near the close of the French and Indian War.
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The Weiser building where he often met the Indians in conference was erected by him on this site in 1751.
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Born in Germany in 1696. Arrived in Berks in 1729. Died in 1760 near Womelsdorf, where his remains are buried.
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His unswerving honesty set a shining example to future generations.——Under the auspices of the Historical Society of Berks County this tablet was erected in 1907 by the school children of the county.
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"Posterity will not forget his services."_Washington

Made by Nat. Brass and Iron Wks, Reading Pa.
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HM NumberHMGS5
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByThe School Children and Historical Society of Berks County
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 3:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 421207 N 4465412
Decimal Degrees40.33553333, -75.92761667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.132', W 75° 55.657'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 7.92" N, 75° 55' 39.42" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 503 Penn St, Reading PA 19601, US
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