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Bethlehem in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brighton Court

 
 
Brighton Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
1. Brighton Court Marker
Inscription.  

The former headquarters
of the
Lehigh Valley Railroad
Built 1886-1889

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 40° 36.805′ N, 75° 23.109′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Brighton Street west of Wyandotte Street (Pennsylvania Route 378), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 425 Brighton Street, Bethlehem PA 18015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crown Inn (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert H. Sayre (about 600 feet away); Edwin L. Drake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles M. Schwab (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Canaler's Life (approx. ¼ mile away); It's a Short Commute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coal for Cabbage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eugene Gifford Grace (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
1. An Empty Victorian Mansion, Complete With an Abandoned Masonic Temple (Spencer, 2018)
Brighton Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
2. Brighton Court Marker
. (Submitted on November 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lehigh Valley Railroad History. (Submitted on November 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Elisha P. Wilbur Bio (Lehigh University). (Submitted on November 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Former Lehigh Valley Railroad Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
3. Former Lehigh Valley Railroad Headquarters
Former Lehigh Valley Railroad Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
4. Former Lehigh Valley Railroad Headquarters
Former Elisha Wilbur Mansion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
5. Former Elisha Wilbur Mansion
Across Brighton Street from the former LVRR HQ.
Home of a former LVRR president
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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