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

Little Schuylkill Hotel

Little Schuylkill Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
April 17, 2022
1. Little Schuylkill Hotel Marker
Inscription.  The Little Schuylkill Hotel was built in 1827 as the first hotel in Tamaqua by the Little Schuylkill Navigation Railroad and Coal Company who first laid out parks for the town. This is the first stone building erected in Tamaqua. The company planned that Market street would become the main business district in the community, an idea which later failed due to public opposition. After a few years, the hotel closed and was converted go a double home. St. John's United Church of Christ located their parsonage here for many years. Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
Location. 40° 47.935′ N, 75° 57.909′ W. Marker is in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Mauch Chunk Street, on the right when traveling north on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45 Market St, Tamaqua PA 18252, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burkhardt Moser Log Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jno. F. McGinty Brewery
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(about 700 feet away); Tamaqua (approx. ¼ mile away); Colliery Bell (approx. ¼ mile away); Little Schuylkill Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); Anthracite Railroader Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Reading & Northern Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); Anthracite Bank of Tamaqua (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tamaqua.
Additional keywords. Anthracite
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2022. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 17, 2022. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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