Included are unpublished typewritten notes:
"5907 (Shoemaker, 5037)
"In 1809 this was the residence of Jacob Heft, a butcher. He saw the British soldiers, after the battle of Germantown, carry many muskets to the driveway of the Engle house, opposite, where they struck them over a large cubical quartz stone that stood there to protect the gate post...The stone was still standing in 1891, according to Shoemaker, but it has since been removed."
Back to the page for this location
|| Home || Germantown || Addresses || Texts || Maps || Key ||