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Bethlehem in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert H. Sayre

(1824-1907)

 
 
Robert H. Sayre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Robert H. Sayre Marker
Inscription. The engineer and philanthropist lived here. Directed construction, Lehigh Valley Railroad. A founder, Bethlehem Iron Co. Benefactor to St. Luke's Hospital, Church of the Nativity, and Bishopthorpe Girls School. Charter trustee, Lehigh University.
 
Erected 1993 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 36.719′ N, 75° 23.042′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Wyandotte Street (Road 378) and West 3rd Street on Wyandotte Street. Click for map. The marker is located in the front yard of the Sayre Mansion Inn. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 Wyandotte Street, Bethlehem PA 18015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edwin L. Drake (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crown Inn (about 500 feet away); Eugene Gifford Grace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles M. Schwab (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catherine Drinker Bowen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Wetherill (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Fritz (approx. half a mile away); Continental Army Honored Dead (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
Wide view of the Robert H. Sayre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Robert H. Sayre Marker

1. Allentown Morning Call: Foraging America: The History of Bethlehem Steel. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Bethlehem Steel: The Rise and Fall of an Industrial Giant. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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The Robert H. Sayre Mansion (1858) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
3. The Robert H. Sayre Mansion (1858)
 
 
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