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

Detwiller Plaza

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

Development of this addition to Municipal
Center was sponsored by the Borough of
Hellertown as a Works Relief Project and
constructed with federal aid.
1940
Site of plaza donated by
Albert Knecht Detwiller, M.D.
Colonel, Med. Res. U.S. Army
in memory of

Doctor Henry Detwiller
Pioneer settler here in 1818. Founder of homeopathic
medicine in the U.S.A. and who, with his sons
William Frederick and John Jacob practiced in
Hellertown and surrounding community many years.
The donor of site is a
grandson of Henry
and son of John.

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Hellertown Plaza Clock

This clock and tower
are dedicated to all
whose contributions
and labor have made a
dream become a reality

Joe and Eleanor Delfoe

Built 1987 • Dedicated 1988
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These chimes
donated by
Walter

Detwiller Plaza Clock Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
2. Detwiller Plaza Clock Tower Marker
& Addie Frey
The masonry work
donated by
Jeff King
1987

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 34.808′ N, 75° 20.439′ W. Marker is in Hellertown, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 412) and Easton Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Dr. Henry Detwiller Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Laubach Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reverend Samuel Hess House (approx. 0.4 miles away); 173 Main Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph J. Beyer (approx. 0.6 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cpl. Charles C. Seifert (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hellertown.
 
Also see . . .  The Borough of Hellertown PA. (Submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Detwiller Plaza Tower Chimes Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
3. Detwiller Plaza Tower Chimes Marker
Detwiller Plaza Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
4. Detwiller Plaza Time Capsule Marker
Detwiller Plaza image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2020
5. Detwiller Plaza
 
 
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 47 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 3, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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