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

The David A. Miller Bell Tower

 
 
The David A. Miller Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2020
1. The David A. Miller Bell Tower Marker
Inscription.  

A replica of "Tom Tower"
at Christ Church College, Oxford,
is named in memory of
David A. Miller, Class of 1894:
Journalist, Philanthropist, and one of
Pennsylvania's Most Distinguished Citizens.

[Dedicated] November 19, 1982


 
Erected 1982 by Muhlenberg College Board of Directors.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 19, 1982.
 
Location. 40° 35.859′ N, 75° 30.607′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on The Circle north of Chew Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the Haas College Center building, on the Muhlenberg College campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2400 Chew Street, Allentown PA 18104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Haas College Center (here, next to this marker); John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (within shouting distance
The David A. Miller Bell Tower and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2020
2. The David A. Miller Bell Tower and Marker
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of this marker); The Ettinger Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Allentown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell (approx. one mile away); Allentown's First Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. “For a Greater Muhlenberg”: Renovations on the Haas Tower.... (2017). (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Muhlenberg College Dedicates Special Room to Miller Family (1991). (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Muhlenberg College History. (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 18, 2022