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

Zion's Reformed Church

 
 
Zion's Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
1. Zion's Reformed Church Marker
Inscription.  

Founded 1762, site of
a Revolutionary War
Hospital, Birthplace of
of [sic] the local Public
School System and
a College now Cedar
Crest College.

Also known as the
"Liberty Bell Church"
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This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
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This entrance to
The Liberty Bell Shrine
has been presented by
The Allentown Kiwanis Club
in appreciation of
our national heritage
and in the interests of
a rededication to
American patriotic ideals
October 12, 1961


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 36.146′ N, 75° 28.231′ W. Marker is in
Zion's Reformed Church NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
2. Zion's Reformed Church NRHP Marker
Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Hamilton Street. Markers are all on the Zion's Reformed (now United Church of Christ) Church grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 622 Hamilton Street, Allentown PA 18101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Saving of the Liberty Bell (a few steps from this marker); Zion Church Military Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Zollinger-Harned Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Keenan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 300 feet away); In Honor of Those Who Served (about 700 feet away); Spanish American War Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .  Liberty Bell Museum. (Submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Zion's Reformed Church Liberty Bell Shrine Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
3. Zion's Reformed Church Liberty Bell Shrine Marker
Zion's Reformed Church Name Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
4. Zion's Reformed Church Name Stone
Zion's Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
5. Zion's Reformed Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on November 26, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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