Enos Benner (1799-1860)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 40° 19.733 W 075° 27.151
18T E 461559 N 4464360
Quick Description: Teacher, author, editor, and printer, Benner issued German-language publications for the Pennsylvania German population from his print shop here.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2020 5:06:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM12GFR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
Enos Benner (1799-1860)-Teacher, author, editor, and printer, Benner issued German-language publications for the Pennsylvania German population from his print shop here. His newspaper, Der Bauern Freund (The Farmer’s Friend), was circulated weekly from 1828 to 1858. Preserved in its entirety, it is a very significant source of information on the political and social conditions of the Jacksonian era. Benner and descendants maintained the shop for 100 years.
Marker Name: Enos Benner (1799-1860)

County: Montgomery

Date Dedicated: 6/21/2014

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: 3178 Main St., Sumneytown

Category: Agriculture, Education, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics 19th Century, Professions & Vocations, Publishing & Journalism, Writers

Website: Not listed

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