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Tamaqua in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burkhardt Moser Log Home

 
 
Burkhardt Moser Log Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 5, 2019
1. Burkhardt Moser Log Home Marker
Inscription.  First home in Tamaqua: built in 1801 by founder Burkhardt Moser: still stands in the rear of 307 East Broad St. Moser settled here in 1799 and built a sawmill nearby. He was the first to discover coal in the area in 1817.
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
 
Erected 2004 by Tamaqua Area Partnership.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 47.857′ N, 75° 57.934′ W. Marker is in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is at the intersection of East Broad Street (U.S. 209) and North Greenwood Street, on the right when traveling west on East Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tamaqua PA 18252, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Jno. F. McGinty Brewery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Little Schuylkill Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anthracite Bank of Tamaqua (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Murder of Benjamin Yost (approx. 0.6 miles away); Odd Fellows Cemetery
Burkhardt Moser Log Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 5, 2019
2. Burkhardt Moser Log Home Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (approx. 3.8 miles away); No. 8 Colliery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Reynolds School (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tamaqua.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Jul. 5, 2020