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

Slateford

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 3, 2015
1. Slateford Marker
Inscription. One of the first attempts to quarry slate in this country was made here at Slateford by a company chartered in 1808. Some of the quarries and slate factories in this vicinity were operated until 1917.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 55.981′ N, 75° 6.309′ W. Marker is in Slateford, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Slateford Road and Delaware Drive (PA 611) on Slateford Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Bethel PA 18343, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edward Marshall (approx. one mile away); Delaware Water Gap (approx. 2.5 miles away); Kittatinny Point (approx. 2.9 miles away in New Jersey); a different marker also named Delaware Water Gap (approx. 3.6 miles away); Delaware Village Historic District (approx. 3.8 miles away in New Jersey); Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site (approx. 4.6 miles away); Daniel Brodhead (approx. 5.5 miles away); Nicholas Depuy (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Slateford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 3, 2015
2. Slateford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 26 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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