Stephanie Clara Pohle was the daughter of German immigrants Rev. Eduard Herman and Elizabeth Jennie Sachse Pohle. She was the sixth of the Pohle’s eleven children born in Philadelphia.
Stephanie was a graduate of the then German Hospital (we know it better as Lankenau today) 1912. She was hired as a private duty nurse. Stephanie must have wanted to be more involved with patients, since she went to work at a private hospital in Philadelphia. There must have been signs of
Katharine Drexel's story certainly is unlike any other. Born in 1858 to one of Philadelphia's wealthiest and most prominent families, the heiress and society girl shocked her family and the nation when she became a Roman Catholic nun and social activist at age 31. Using her inheritance of $7 million (about $180 million in today's currency), she spent the next 60 years and an estimated $20 million building missions, schools and churches for Native Americans and African-America
The Saving Hallowed Ground WW1 Memorial Flag was carried by the Delaware County WW1 Centennial Committee, Sun Valley ROTC, and residents of Delaware County Pennsylvania in the 58th Veterans Parade in Media, PA. Thank you to all who came and participated and made the 58th Veterans Parade a huge success.