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

Anchor Hotel

 
 
Anchor Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
1. Anchor Hotel Marker
Inscription. Built in 1834, the Anchor Hotel was a 2 ½ story, 6 bay stone building which included a 2 story double veranda. It originally served as a rest stop and tavern for both canal boat crews and passengers. The Anchor has served Walnutport as an inn, restaurant, tavern, bed and breakfast and personal care home.
 
Erected 2008 by Northern Lehigh Future Focus.
 
Location. 40° 45.207′ N, 75° 36.05′ W. Marker is in Walnutport, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Canal Street on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnutport PA 18088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lehigh Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Floating From Mine to Market (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lehigh River (about 300 feet away); Walnutport (about 300 feet away); Pennsylvania House Slate Exchange Hotel (about 400 feet away); Slate Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lehigh Valley Railroad Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kern Settlers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Walnutport.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Anchor Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
2. Anchor Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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