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

Robert H. Sayre

(1824-1907)

 
 
Robert H. Sayre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Robert H. Sayre Marker
Inscription.  The engineer and philanthropist lived here. Directed construction, Lehigh Valley Railroad. A founder, Bethlehem Iron Co. Benefactor to St. Luke's Hospital, Church of the Nativity, and Bishopthorpe Girls School. Charter trustee, Lehigh University.
 
Erected 1993 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationIndustry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 36.719′ N, 75° 23.042′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Wyandotte Street (Road 378) and West 3rd Street on Wyandotte Street. The marker is located in the front yard of the Sayre Mansion Inn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 Wyandotte 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. Edwin L. Drake (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crown Inn
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By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Robert H. Sayre Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Brighton Court (about 600 feet away); Eugene Gifford Grace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles M. Schwab (approx. ¼ mile away); Steelworkers Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); The Canaler's Life (approx. 0.3 miles away); It's a Short Commute (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
1. Allentown Morning Call: Foraging America: The History of Bethlehem Steel. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Bethlehem Steel: The Rise and Fall of an Industrial Giant. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
The Robert H. Sayre Mansion (1858) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
3. The Robert H. Sayre Mansion (1858)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,175 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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