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Dr. Bodo Otto

Dr. Bodo Otto

Close up of young Dr. Otto.
Close up of young Dr. Otto.
This portrait is now in a private collection.
Dr. Bodo Otto
Dr. Bodo Otto
One of three known portraits of Dr. Bodo Otto. The photograph was taken in 2006 at the dedication service at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge.
Another view of young Dr. Otto.
Another view of young Dr. Otto.
Portrait in a private collection.
This portrait is of an older Dr. Bodo Otto
This portrait is of an older Dr. Bodo Otto
It hangs at Trinty Lutheran Church in Reading, Pennsylvania. Note the number of buttons on his coat is different than in the previous portrait. His hand is held differently and there are several other slight differences between this portrait and first portrait. A third portrait is at the Historical Society in Reading.


Church in Luneburg, Germany where Dr. Otto married for the first time.
Dr. Bodo Otto Strasse in Bad Lauterberg
Dr. Bodo Otto Strasse in Bad Lauterberg
Bad Lauterberg is in the Harz Mountains. Dr. Otto and his family lived here.



Reading, Pennsylvania
Reading, Pennsylvania
Churchyard, Trinty Lutheran Church, Reading, Pennsylvania. Tall gravestone honors Dr. Otto.



Inscription on gravestone.
Inscription on gravestone.
Records show he was born in 1711 and died in 1787 making him 76 years old and not 79 as listed on gravestone.



Upper Tiffany window dedicated to Dr. Otto at Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading, Pennsylvania.
Upper Tiffany window dedicated to Dr. Otto at Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading, Pennsylvania.

Lower window dedicated to Dr. Otto by his descendants.
Lower window dedicated to Dr. Otto by his descendants.

Dr. Bodo Otto's compass
Dr. Bodo Otto's compass
"Photo Courtesy of U.S. Army" By J.D. Leipold "A compass belonging to Dr. Bodo Otto is on display as part of the Army Pentagon exhibit that opened Dec. 15. Dr. Otto served as senior surgeon to Gen. George Washington at Valley Forge, Pa., and established a system for mass inoculation of Soldiers against smallpox." "The U.S. Army Pentagon Exhibit – A Living History” opened Dec. 15, featuring more than 400 historical artifacts.
Washington Hall at Yellow Springs.
Washington Hall at Yellow Springs.
This is all that is left of the hospital run by Dr. Otto that served the troops led by General George Washington. The ruins are in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania.
Plaque dedicated by the Dr. Bodo Otto Association at Washington Hall
Plaque dedicated by the Dr. Bodo Otto Association at Washington Hall

Old Barracks Museum, Trenton, New Jersey. Another of the hospitals run by Dr. Otto.
Old Barracks Museum, Trenton, New Jersey. Another of the hospitals run by Dr. Otto.










Home of Dr. Bodo Otto, Jr.
Home of Dr. Bodo Otto, Jr.
The house on King's Highway in Mickelton, New Jersey.
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bodojrhouse.jpg 2009-03-04
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Washington Memorial Chapel
Washington Memorial Chapel
and the Cloisters of the Colonies in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
National Patriots Bell Tower to the east of Washington Memorial Chapel.
National Patriots Bell Tower to the east of Washington Memorial Chapel.

Cloisters of the Colonies with one bay for each of the Colonies
Cloisters of the Colonies with one bay for each of the Colonies

Washington Memorial Chapel Dedication
Washington Memorial Chapel Dedication
David Geise Snyder and Father Larsen at Washington Memorial Chapel during the 2006 dedication of a plaque honoring Dr. Otto and his sons.


The plaque is in the garden enclosed by the Cloisters.
Close up of the monument.
Close up of the monument.




The monument as seen from the front. The monument is in the center of the bay.
The monument as seen from the front. The monument is in the center of the bay.

The garden surrounded by the Cloisters.
The garden surrounded by the Cloisters.

Father Larsen and David Geise Snyder beside the portrait of Dr. Bodo Otto
Father Larsen and David Geise Snyder beside the portrait of Dr. Bodo Otto
and behind a case containing the surgical inst
Rear garden of Washingtom Memorial Chapel
Rear garden of Washingtom Memorial Chapel




Favorite links

Dr. Bodo Otto Family Association
Bodo Otto at Wikipedia
Bodo Otto in Pennsylvania
Living History Exhibit at Pentagon

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12/17/2010 1:57:25 AM - 003080608078
So, which cousin did this?
Carl Stevens

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