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

Catherine Drinker Bowen

(1897-1973)

 
 
Catherine Drinker Bowen Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, December 7, 2014
1. Catherine Drinker Bowen Marker
Inscription.  Author & historian. Her works include books on Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. “Yankee from Olympus”, Sir Edward Coke “Lion and the Throne”, & the U.S. Constitution “Miracle at Philadelphia”. She lived here during her father's university presidency, 1905-1920.
 
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 36.481′ N, 75° 22.778′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of West Packer Avenue and Vine Street on West Packer Avenue. The marker is located on the campus of Lehigh University. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 Memorial Drive West, 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. John Fritz (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eugene Gifford Grace (approx.
Wide view of the Catherine Drinker Bowen Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, December 7, 2014
2. Wide view of the Catherine Drinker Bowen Marker
0.2 miles away); Edwin L. Drake (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert H. Sayre (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Wetherill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Crown Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Henry Noll (approx. half a mile away); Bethlehem Steel Plant (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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