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

George Kern Home

 
 
George Kern Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
1. George Kern Home Marker
Inscription. Slatingtonís oldest surviving home was erected in 1824 by Nicholas Kernís grandson George. The structure served as Slatingtonís first hotel and was also a popular tavern. Currently this colonial period stone home is a private residence.
 
Erected 2006 by Northern Lehigh Future Focus.
 
Location. 40° 45.154′ N, 75° 36.512′ W. Marker is in Slatington, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on Main Street. Touch 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. First School Slate Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Warriorís Path (within shouting distance of this marker); John Kern Barn (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Truckers Mill (about 500 feet away); Kern Settlers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slate Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lehigh Valley Railroad Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neff House Hotel (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Slatington.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
George Kern Home image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
2. George Kern Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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