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Atglen in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Atglen Borough Hall

1989 - 1994

 
 
Atglen Borough Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2018
1. Atglen Borough Hall Marker
Inscription.  
The original Borough Hall was constructed in 1898 at a cost of $14,000.00. The brick 28 by 24 building housed Atglen’s only fire engine and cast iron bell. The Borough Hall was destroyed by fire on July 11, 1994. The Bell Plaza was erected to display the surviving bell, date stones and keystones.

The Plaza was made possible by donations from the Rotary Club of Octorara and the State Department of Economic Development.

Dedicated October 21, 2006
To the Atglen Borough Community

 
Erected 2006 by Rotary Club of Octorara & Pennsylvania State Department of Economic Development.
 
Location. 39° 56.964′ N, 75° 58.427′ W. Marker is in Atglen, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Valley Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 372) west of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, near the southwest corner of the Atglen Borough Hall building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Main Street, Atglen PA 19310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured
Marker detail: 1898 Atglen Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: 1898 Atglen Borough Hall
as the crow flies. Atglen (within shouting distance of this marker); Christiana Riot Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Christiana Riot (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Gap Clock Tower (approx. 3.4 miles away); William Chester Ruth (approx. 3.8 miles away); Great Minquas Path (approx. 3.8 miles away); A Stream for Steam (approx. 5.2 miles away); William C. Sproul (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted horizontally on a waist-level post.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNotable Buildings
 
Atglen Borough Hall Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2018
3. Atglen Borough Hall Marker (tall view)
Surviving 1898 Atglen Borough Hall Bell (<i>on exhibit behind marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2018
4. Surviving 1898 Atglen Borough Hall Bell (on exhibit behind marker)
Atglen Borough Hall (<i>southwest corner view; marker and 1898 Bell Plaza at left</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2018
5. Atglen Borough Hall (southwest corner view; marker and 1898 Bell Plaza at left)
Atglen Borough Hall (<i>southeast corner view; marker visible at far left</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2018
6. Atglen Borough Hall (southeast corner view; marker visible at far left)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 31, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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