List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Lehigh County
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List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Lehigh County
Location of Lehigh County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Lehigh County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 29 historical markers located in Lehigh County.[1]

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Historical markers

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Abraham Blumer - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png November 1, 1929 On grounds of Jordan United Church of Christ at Walbert, South Whitehall Twp.
40°36?49?N 75°34?01?W / 40.61352°N 75.567°W / 40.61352; -75.567 (Abraham Blumer - PLAQUE)
Plaque American Revolution, Ethnic & Immigration, Military, Religion
Allentown Allentown centersquare.jpg September 3, 1947 S 4th St. (PA 145), just S of W Mountain Rd., Allentown
Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics 18th Century
Allentown 1916 - 8th Street Bridge Looking Northeast.jpg September 3, 1947 MacArthur Rd. (PA 145) at N city line, just N of Sumner Ave. overpass, Allentown
Roadside American Revolution, Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics
Allentown 1974 - Hamilton Mall 600 Block - Summer.jpg September 3, 1947 Tilghman St. (old US 22) at 30th St., Allentown
40°36?59?N 75°30?24?W / 40.6164°N 75.50678°W / 40.6164; -75.50678 (Allentown)
Roadside American Revolution, Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics
Allentown AllentownPA Skyline.jpg September 3, 1947 N 19th St. at Roth Ave., Allentown
Roadside American Revolution, Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics
Allentown 2007 - South Eighth Street Viaduct.jpg September 3, 1947 U.S. 309 South at Allentown
Roadside American Revolution, Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics
Biery's Port TransparentPlaceholder.png April 24, 1988 Corner Race & Lehigh Sts., Catasauqua
City Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Coal, Iron, Mills
Crane Iron Works PSM V38 D480 Crane Iron works at catasaqua.jpg May 4, 1997 Front St. between Church & Wood Sts., Catasauqua
40°39?07?N 75°28?22?W / 40.65208°N 75.47287°W / 40.65208; -75.47287 (Crane Iron Works)
City Business & Industry, Coal, Furnaces, Iron
David Thomas TransparentPlaceholder.png May 20, 2001 Pine Street, Catasauqua
40°39?18?N 75°28?28?W / 40.6551°N 75.47443°W / 40.6551; -75.47443 (David Thomas)
City Business & Industry, Coal, Entrepreneurs, Ethnic & Immigration, Iron
Dery Silk Mill DERY SILK MILL.jpg October 18, 1998 101 Race Street, Catasauqua
40°38?57?N 75°28?04?W / 40.64917°N 75.4677°W / 40.64917; -75.4677 (Dery Silk Mill)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, Mills
Emmaus 4th St Church Emmaus PA.JPG July 26, 1966 Main St. at library, Emmaus
40°32?28?N 75°29?12?W / 40.54103°N 75.48653°W / 40.54103; -75.48653 (Emmaus)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Native American, Religion
First Cement TransparentPlaceholder.png September 2, 1947 Opposite Coplay Cement office bldg. at Coplay
40°40?34?N 75°29?53?W / 40.67617°N 75.498°W / 40.67617; -75.498 (First Cement)
Roadside Business & Industry
First School Slate Factory TransparentPlaceholder.png October 23, 2003 Main and Factory Sts., Slatington
40°45?09?N 75°36?29?W / 40.75247°N 75.60805°W / 40.75247; -75.60805 (First School Slate Factory)
City Business & Industry, Education
Fort Deshler Fort Deshler 1895.jpg October 7, 2001 Pa. 145 at Ironton Rail Trail
40°40?20?N 75°30?58?W / 40.67227°N 75.51608°W / 40.67227; -75.51608 (Fort Deshler)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Everett TransparentPlaceholder.png August 21, 1951 Pa. 143 E of Lynnport
40°40?38?N 75°48?03?W / 40.67713°N 75.80095°W / 40.67713; -75.80095 (Fort Everett)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Frederick Leaser - PLAQUE Leaser Farm Farmhouse 01.JPG November 1, 1928 Leaser Lake Park off PA 143 near Jacksonville, Lynnport
40°40?15?N 75°50?00?W / 40.67078°N 75.83333°W / 40.67078; -75.83333 (Frederick Leaser - PLAQUE)
Plaque American Revolution
George Taylor (1716-1781) George Taylor (Delegate).jpg n/a Lehigh St. just S of Race St., Catasaqua
40°38?49?N 75°28?01?W / 40.64708°N 75.46683°W / 40.64708; -75.46683 (George Taylor)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Iron
Harriet A. Baker TransparentPlaceholder.png May 4, 1990 410 Union St., Allentown
40°36?03?N 75°27?51?W / 40.60095°N 75.4641°W / 40.60095; -75.4641 (Harriet A. Baker)
City African American, Religion, Women
Indian Jasper Quarries TransparentPlaceholder.png October 23, 1952 SR 2027 near intersection SR 2023, Vera Cruz
40°30?26?N 75°29?48?W / 40.50732°N 75.49672°W / 40.50732; -75.49672 (Indian Jasper Quarries)
City Business & Industry, Native American
Lehigh County LEHIGH COUNTY, ALLENTOWN.jpg October 30, 1982 Old Courthouse, 5th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown
40°36?12?N 75°28?05?W / 40.60333°N 75.46803°W / 40.60333; -75.46803 (Lehigh County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Lock Ridge Iron Furnace Lock Ridge Furnace Complex.JPG September 7, 2009 at Presbyterian church, 407 Franklin St. (at Church St.), Alburtis
40°30?33?N 75°35?54?W / 40.5093°N 75.5982°W / 40.5093; -75.5982 (Lock Ridge Iron Furnace)
Roadside Coal, Furnaces, Iron
Portland Cement TransparentPlaceholder.png November 4, 1947 Iron Run Indus. Park., Tilghman St. (old U.S. 22), just W of Mill Rd. / Windsor Dr. intersection, W of Kuhnsville
Roadside Business & Industry
Samuel Wetherill (1821-1890) TransparentPlaceholder.png September 23, 2003 North side of Columbia between Webster and Adams Sts., Bethlehem
40°36?45?N 75°22?35?W / 40.61262°N 75.37651°W / 40.61262; -75.37651 (Samuel Wetherill)
City Business & Industry, Civil War, Invention, Medicine & Science, Military
Slate Industry Slate Macro 1.JPG April 23, 2002 Intersection of Main and Railroad Streets, Slatington
40°45?11?N 75°36?16?W / 40.75298°N 75.60452°W / 40.75298; -75.60452 (Slate Industry)
Roadside Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Ethnic & Immigration
Stephen Vincent Benet Stephen Vincent Benét Yale College BA 1919.jpg May 7, 1960 NE corner, Ostrum & Bishopthorpe Sts., Fountain Hill
40°36?26?N 75°23?38?W / 40.60715°N 75.39382°W / 40.60715; -75.39382 (Stephen Vincent Benet)
City Writers
Trout Hall 2008 - Allentown Trout Hall.jpg January 24, 1967 S. 4th St. near walnut St., Allentown
40°36?07?N 75°27?53?W / 40.60195°N 75.46467°W / 40.60195; -75.46467 (Trout Hall)
Roadside Education, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Mansions & Manors, Religion
Troxell-Steckel House PA-LEHIGH-TroxellSteckelHouseFrontSide.JPG Main St. (PA 329) at Reliance St, beside church parking lot, Egypt
40°40?51?N 75°31?45?W / 40.68092°N 75.52908°W / 40.68092; -75.52908 (Troxell-Steckel House)
Roadside Buildings, Early Settlement, Houses & Homesteads
Troxell-Steckel House PA-LEHIGH-TroxellSteckelHouseFrontSide.JPG November 2, 1970 S Church St. (Rt. 1023) near Bridge St., Egypt
40°40?45?N 75°31?45?W / 40.67923°N 75.52917°W / 40.67923; -75.52917 (Troxell-Steckel House)
Roadside Buildings, Early Settlement, Houses & Homesteads
Trucker's Mill TransparentPlaceholder.png January 11, 1952 Main St. (Pa. 873) near Diamond St., Slatington
40°45?10?N 75°36?38?W / 40.75278°N 75.61043°W / 40.75278; -75.61043 (Trucker's Mill)
City Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Mills, Roads

See also

References

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved .

External links


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