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

John Kern Barn

 
 
John Kern Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
1. John Kern Barn Marker
Inscription. Slatington's oldest surviving structure was built circa 1807, by Nicholas Kern's grandson John. Nicholas Kern's Homestead once occupied the area in front of the barn. The barn's western portion was removed in 1894 to accommodate the opening of Diamond Street.
 
Erected 2006 by Northern Lehigh Future Focus.
 
Location. 40° 45.179′ N, 75° 36.605′ W. Marker is in Slatington, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on Diamond Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Slatington PA 18080, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Truckers Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); George Kern Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First School Slate Factory (about 600 feet away); Warrior’s Path (about 600 feet away); Neff House Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hose Co. No. 1 Borough Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Kern Settlers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Slate Industry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Slatington.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
John Kern Barn image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
2. John Kern Barn
 
 
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