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Near Gallitzin in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lemon House

 
 
Lemon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 10, 2012
1. Lemon House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1830 by Samuel Lemon. Standing at head of Plane Number 6 of Allegheny Portage Railroad, it served for many years as a station and as a resting place for travelers. House is visible 75 yards north of highway.
 
Erected 1958 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 27.329′ N, 78° 33.15′ W. Marker is near Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is on Admiral Peary Highway half a mile west of Healy Road, on the right when traveling west. Located at Allegheny Portage Railroad Historic Site on Old US 22. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gallitzin PA 16641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Lemon House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Levels (about 500 feet away); Allegheny Portage Railroad
Lemon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 10, 2012
2. Lemon House Marker
Lemon House in background part of Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
(about 700 feet away); Engine House No. 6 (about 700 feet away); Inclined Plane No. 6 (about 700 feet away); Skew Arch Bridge Trail (about 700 feet away); Railroad Stone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Summit Level Historic Area (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site. Official Website from the National Park Service (Submitted on February 10, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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