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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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Lehigh County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Lehigh County Marker
Inscription. Formed March 6, 1812 from part of Northampton County and named for the Lehigh River. Home of George Taylor, signer of Declaration of Independence. County seat of Allentown sheltered the Liberty Bell during occupation of Philadelphia, 1777-1778.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 36.2′ N, 75° 28.082′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Street and North 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on Hamilton Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Hamilton Street , Allentown, Pennsylvania 1810, Allentown PA 18101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trout Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harriet A. Baker (approx. mile away); Allentown (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Allentown (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Allentown (approx. 3 miles away); George Taylor (approx. 3 miles away); Biery's Port (approx. 3.1 miles away); Crane Iron Works (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lehigh County
Wide-angle view of Lehigh County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide-angle view of Lehigh County Marker
The Lehigh County Historical Society and Museum in the Old Courthouse is visible in the background
. Official Site (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. George Taylor - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 5, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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