Friedensstadt

Friedensstadt (HMQWM)

Location: New Castle, PA 16102 Lawrence County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 55.467', W 80° 22.8'

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Founded 1770 by Christian Delaware Indians brought from upper Allegheny by the Reverend David Zeisberger. Settling on the eastern river-bank on May 3, they moved to the west side about three months later.

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Abandoned April 13, 1773, when its inhabitants, with the Reverend John Heckewelder, moved to new towns on the Muskingum in present Ohio. There some of them were massacred, March 8, 1782, by Pennsylvania militia.

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HM NumberHMQWM
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Year Placed1948
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 8:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 552202 N 4530555
Decimal Degrees40.92445000, -80.38000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 55.467', W 80° 22.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 55' 28.02" N, 80° 22' 48.00" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 984 Donald Rd, New Castle PA 16102, US
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