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

Dr. Henry Detwiller Building

Historic Building

 
 
Dr. Henry Detwiller Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
1. Dr. Henry Detwiller Building Marker
Inscription.  

Erected in 1818 as the home of
Dr. Henry Detwiller
First homeopathic physician in Penna. 1852
the home was acquired by Dr. Wm. P. Detwiller,
son of the original owner. The home was
altered to become the Central Hotel, 1907
Dr. Henry D. Heller acquired the property in 1939.
After extensive restorations the building
was dedicated as Borough Hall on July 4, 1942.

 
Erected 1984 by Hellertown Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 34.774′ N, 75° 20.443′ W. Marker is in Hellertown, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 412) south of Easton Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 685 Main Street, Hellertown PA 18055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Detwiller Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Laubach Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War Memorial (approx.
Municipal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
2. Municipal Building Marker
¼ mile away); Reverend Samuel Hess House (approx. 0.4 miles away); 173 Main Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph J. Beyer (approx. half a mile away); War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Cpl. Charles C. Seifert (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hellertown.
 
Also see . . .
1. The History of the Borough of Hellertown. (Submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Borough of Hellertown PA. (Submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Dr. Henry Detwiller Building and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
3. Dr. Henry Detwiller Building and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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